In the Gulf countries a growing number of cases of coronavirus

DOHA, April 22 – RIA Novosti. The number of cases of novel coronavirus infection in the six monarchies of the Persian Gulf has been steadily increasing, according to data of the ministries of health of countries of the region.

As reported on Wednesday the Ministry of health of Saudi Arabia on the social network Twitter, the total number of infected by the coronavirus in the Kingdom has grown to 12 772, after the last day the disease was diagnosed in more than 1 141 people. For the entire period from the start of the pandemic in Saudi Arabia recorded 114 deaths, recovered 1 812 people. Saudi Arabia ranked first among Arab countries in the number of cases.

According to the latest data of Ministry of health UAE, the number of cases of infection with coronavirus in the country has increased to 8 238. According to the UAE Ministry of health on the social network Twitter, during the last day recorded almost 500 new infections and six deaths. Since the beginning of the pandemic in the country died, 52 patients with coronavirus, recovered 1 546.

In turn, the Ministry of health of Bahrain announced on its website Wednesday that in the past 24 hours in the country revealed 36 new cases of infection, bringing the total number of infected reached 2 009 since the beginning of the pandemic, 976 are currently in hospital, seven people had died.

One of the highest growths sick was the smallest in area and population of the country of Qatar. In recent days, according to local health Ministry, the number of cases increased by 608, exceeding the 7.1 thousands. The number of deaths reached 10 after the death of 55-year-old foreigner who has lived in Qatar and was admitted to the hospital a month ago. He died from complications caused by a coronavirus.

As emphasized in the Ministry, the majority of cases continue to represent workers from Asian countries working in Qatar at various sites. In addition, individuals infected from their families, who arrived from abroad and did not want to abide by the quarantine. The number recovered from coronavirus for the period amounted to 689 people.

Much less cases of coronavirus identified in Kuwait, which is earlier than other countries in the region introduced universal weekend, and also closed the airport and borders for entry. According to the latest data, during the period of the pandemic coronavirus disease was detected in Kuwait have more than 2.2 thousand people died, 13 people have recovered 443. Even less ill – 1614 man is discovered until that time in the Sultanate of Oman, where he recovered 238 people died and eight.

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