ISTANBUL/JERUSALEM, Palestine 

Health officials in Jordan, Iraq, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and Palestine confirmed more coronavirus infections and related deaths on Thursday. 

Jordan

With 2,963 new infections and 70 deaths, the overall caseload rose to 679,138 including 8,057 virus-linked fatalities.

As many as 621,870 patients have won their battle against the virus.

Iraq

Another 49 people died in the past 24 hours, pushing fatalities to 14,885.

With 7,810 new infections, the caseload rose to 956,860. A total of 837,336 recoveries have been recorded.

Yemen

Fourteen new fatalities and 75 infections were registered in the past 24 hours.

The virus tally stands at 5,657 cases, including 1,097 fatalities and 2,178 recoveries.

The figures are from regions under government control since April 10, 2020, when the first case was detected.

Saudi Arabia

Ten more deaths and 985 new cases were recorded in Saudi Arabia, bringing the tallies to 6,791 deaths and 402,142 infections, respectively. There are 386,102 recoveries.

Palestine

Authorities registered 14 new fatalities and 1,717 new infections.

Of the total, 555 cases were recorded in the West Bank, while 1,162 in the Gaza Strip.

The country recorded 305,187 cases and 3,204 deaths since the first case was detected.  

*Writing by Zehra Nur Duz in Ankara

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