The number of infections and deaths caused by the Coronavirus in Yemen continued its remarkable decline today, Saturday.
The health authorities in the country monitored the continuous decline of the third wave of the pandemic in the country, which has continued for the third month in a row
The National Emergency Committee to confront the Coronavirus said that it recorded 12 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in three provinces and three deaths, down from 15 cases and four deaths on Friday.
The committee of the internationally recognized government based in Aden, the status quo capital of Yemen, stated in a statement, that the total confirmed infections in the government-affiliated areas in the south and east of the country rose to 9,662 infections, of which 6,178 recovered, and there are still 1,646 active cases meanwhile, the death toll also rose to 1,838.
The actual numbers are believed to be much higher given the war’s restrictions on testing and reporting COVID-19.
The Houthi rebel group, which controls the capital, Sanaa, and most major cities in northern and western Yemen, does not reveal the numbers of infections and deaths resulting from the Coronavirus.
On the other hand, the United Nations Children’s Fund “UNICEF” said that ten thousand Yemeni children have either been killed or maimed since the outbreak of the civil war in Yemen.
“The Yemeni conflict has reached a new, shameful level. We now have ten thousand children either killed or maimed since March 2015, the equivalent of four children,” UNICEF spokesman James Elder said on Tuesday, at a United Nations briefing in Geneva, after returning from a visit to Yemen. every day”.
He added that many of the killings and maiming of children were not recorded.
”Four out of every five children, or about 11 million in total, need humanitarian assistance in Yemen, while about 400,000 suffer from severe malnutrition, and more than 2 million have dropped out of education.”