Update: Coronavirus crisis in North and East Syria – week ending 27 September

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Our latest weekly update on the coronavirus crisis in North and East Syria finds:

  • Director of National Hospital in Raqqa refusing to wear face-mask in protest at short
  • Infamous former ISIS prison in Raqqa’s ‘black stadium’ turned into coronavirus confinement center
  • This week sees highest daily increase in coronavirus cases to date, with 95 new cases
    recorded on Wednesday
  • 2 health workers in Deir-ez-Zor diagnosed with disease, corona facilities yet to host
    a single patient
  • This week saw a 25% decrease (331, 247) in new recorded cases, but a 21% rise in
    new cases

Download the full report here, and contact Rojava Information Center for further comment and analysis.