(Interactive) Corona Week in the Arab world: the continuous decline in injuries … and 3 countries without deaths


Hadeel Hilal:

Posted on: Wednesday 29 July 2020 – 18:25 | Last update: Wednesday 29 July 2020 – 6:29 pm

The number of Coronavirus infections has increased dramatically since the virus appeared at the end of last year in the Chinese city of Wuhan, and the State of Comoros is the last Arab country to enter the list of infections at the beginning of last May , after announcing the first case of “Covid-19”.

By the end of last week, precisely between Friday 17 July and Thursday 23 July, Arab countries had recorded more than 71,000 cases of Coronavirus, which represents a drop in the number of infections compared to last week, during which Arab countries recorded more than 79 cases. .

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continued to top the list with over 17,000 injured, as the following figure shows:

Saudi Arabia ranked first for crown injuries during the week with 17,156 injured, followed by Iraq with 16.78 injured, then by Oman with 10 thousand 72 injured, then by Egypt with 4,642 and in fifth place since Kuwait, which recorded 4,204 injuries, as the graph below shows:

Regarding the deaths, Arab countries recorded more than 1500 new deaths in the same period. Due to the new Corona virus, Iraq tops the list with 600 cases, while 3 countries, namely: Comoros, Tunisia and Somalia, have not recorded any deaths, as shown in the following figure:

Iraq was ranked first in Corona deaths all week, with 600 cases, followed by Egypt with 360 deaths, then Saudi Arabia, which recorded 265 deaths, then Algeria, 72 deaths and l ‘Oman, which recorded 65 deaths, and in fifth place, as the following figure shows:

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

Several 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 the unregistered days; For lack of availability of your data.

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