Local news

Sun - 03 May 2020 - 08:31 PM ،،،

 The mortality rate in Aden has increased during the past hours and reached unprecedentedly high levels, health official told the local press on condition of anonymity.

He said that at least one person dies every hour, adding that fifty people have died in the past two days.

Most of the cases have passed away from fever and/or respiratory related diseases, without being subjected to laboratory testing for COVID-19 virus, the official explained.

Yemen recorded its first case of COVID-19 in southern Hadharamout province on April 10. On Wednesday, it announced five infections in the southern port of Aden, with two deaths. On Friday, the first case of the novel coronavirus was reported in Taiz. On Saturday, three new confirmed cases of coronavirus were reported, bringing the total number of infected people to ten in Yemen.