COVID-19 Update: On November 16, there were 502 new confirmed cases of the #coronavirus bringing the total to 12,354 cases in northwest Syria. Of the 502 new cases, 50 were staff working in medical facilities and 42 were displaced persons in camps of displacement. 95 people have died from COVID-19.
The numbers continue to rise. UOSSM is on the ground responding by establishing isolation centers, providing hygiene kits, which include masks and sanitizers, and nutritious food, training staff on handling the Coronavirus, and providing educational materials to the families in displacement camps on how to protect themselves from COVID-19. We continue to pray for everyone’s safety and urge people to please wash your hands, wear masks and maintain social distancing when possible.