Corona Week in the Arab world: injuries are down and Saudi Arabia is at the top of the ranking


Hadeel Hilal

Posted on: Tuesday 21 July 2020 – 20:09 | Last update: Tuesday 21 July 2020 – 8:09 pm

The number of new infections with the new Corona virus (Covid-19) has steadily increased since the virus appeared late last year in the Chinese city of Wuhan, and the State of Comoros is the latest Arab country to enter the country. list of infections at the beginning of last May, after announcing the first case of “Covid-19”.

By the end of last week, precisely in the period between Friday 10 July and Thursday 16 July, Arab countries had recorded more than 79,000 cases of the new Corona virus, which represents a decline in the number of infections compared to the previous week, during which Arab countries have recorded more than 85 injuries.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continued to top the list with over 19,000 injured, as the following figure shows:

Saudi Arabia ranked first for crown injuries during the week, with 19,911 injured, then Iraq with 16,536 injured, then Oman with 10,000 849 injured, then Egypt with 6,517 and Kuwait in fifth place , which recorded 4,828 injuries, as the graph shows. following:

Regarding deaths, Arab countries recorded more than 1,700 new deaths in the same period. Due to the new Corona virus, Iraq tops the list with 640 cases, while four countries: Comoros, Tunisia, Jordan and Djibouti have not recorded any deaths, as the following figure shows:

Iraq ranked first in Corona deaths during the week, with 640 cases, followed by Egypt with 503 deaths, then Saudi Arabia, which recorded 270 deaths, then Algeria, 64 deaths and Oman, which recorded 54 deaths, and in fifth place, as the following figure shows:

Interestingly, all data and figures were obtained from the official pages of health ministries in Arab countries and Arab news agencies on social networking sites “Facebook” and “Twitter”, with the exception of the state of Bahrain. Worldometers were used.

Interestingly, some countries did not publish the daily epidemiological report on “Covid-19” for a few days, such as Somalia and Djibouti, and zero injuries and deaths were recorded on unrecorded days; For lack of availability of your data.

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