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Zaid Al-Shorty Hospital in Sweida treats 2,500 cancer patients for free in 2019

Zaid Al-Shorty Hospital in Sweida continues to provide free treatment for cancer patients despite the cost of some doses that reach about two million pounds. The hospital provided 3 thousand doses of chemo therapy last year. The hospital was able to record several cases of recovery.

The head of the hematology and tumor Treatment Division at the hospital, Dr. Mu'nes Abu Mansour, explained that the hospital received 7,853 patients last year, including 2559 cancer patients.

Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 908

On February 10, the National Health Commission of China announced that that the new Coronavirus death toll has risen to 908 and it has infected 40.071 people to date in China.

Xinhua quoted the National Health Commission of Chinaas saying in a statement that it had received reports of 3,062 new confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, 97 new deaths from 31 provinces.

Among the deaths, 91 were in the Province of Hubei and two in the Province of Anhui, along with one in the Provinces Heilongjiang, Jiangxi, Hainan and Gansu.

A medical team at Nassib Border Center for detection of possible infection with the Coronavirus

 The Directorate of Health in the Province of Dara’a has allocated a mobile clinic and an ambulance with a medical staff to detect any possible cases of coronavirus carried by those arriving to Syria through the Naseeb Border Center.

The Director of Directorate of Health in the Province of Dara’a Dr. Ashraf Brmo said that the presence of the clinic and ambulance at the crossing comes within the context of the precautionary measures of the Ministry of Health through crossings and airports to prevent the arrival of the Corona virus in Syria.

More than 14,000 cases of coronavirus in China, including 304 deaths

On February 2, the Chinese authorities announced that the number of confirmed deaths in the country due to the Coronavirus has risen to 304 in  the past 24 hours,  45 people in Hubei.

Agence France-Presse quoted the National Health Commission as saying that the past 24 hours also recorded 2590 new infections, including 1921 injuries in the Province of Hubei, bringing the total number of sick people across the country to more than 14,000 people.

Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 170

The Chinese authorities announced today that the death toll due to the coronavirus has risen to 170, after 37 other people died from this virus in Hubei Province.

About 7711 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus have been registered in 31 districts at the level of the  province, Xinhua news agency quoted the authorities as saying.

Previous statistics indicated that coronavirus has claimed the lives of  132 people in China, in addition to the infection of about 6 thousand others.  There are at least 47 confirmed cases in 16 other countries, including the United Arab Emirates, Thailand, France, the United States and Australia, but there were no reports of deaths outside China.

Inas Abdulkareem