Health Ministry: Woman infected with Coronavirus died upon arrival at hospital, four other new cases registered

Damascus, SANA – Health Ministry announced on Sunday that a woman who had contracted Coronavirus (COVID-19) died after being hospitalized, marking the first death caused by the virus, and that four new cases have been diagnosed.

In a statement on Sunday, the Ministry said that a woman died as soon as she had arrived at a hospital as an emergency case, and after conducting a test on a sample from her, it was clear she had Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Later, the Ministry said that four new cases of Coronavirus have been registered in Syria.

This brings the total number of cases in Syria to ten, one of which resulted in death.

Mazen / Hazem Sabbagh

 

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