Local news

Wed - 13 May 2020 - 04:45 AM ،،،

 The head of Aden’s personal status department, Major General Sanad Jamil said in a statement to the press that the total number of deaths from COVID-19 and other diseases has reached 76 people in Aden on Tuesday.

The supreme national emergency committee for COVID-19 reported on Tuesday, 4 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Aden.

The committee declared Aden an infested city early on Monday. It explained that the decision came after the spread of several diseases in Aden due to the torrential rains that hit the city recently.

A few days ago, health official told the local press on condition of anonymity that the mortality rate in Aden has increased, at least one person dies every hour.

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 added.