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Syria reports first Covid-19 death as government limits movement



Syria’s Health Ministry on Sunday reported its first death due to Covid-19. The ministry added that a woman died immediately after she was admitted to hospital where a test confirmed she had been infected with the novel coronavirus.

Meanwhile, the Syrian Government banned movement between provinces, from Tuesday until April 16, as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the virus.

It also announced that there were five coronavirus infections in areas under its control.

Edited By: Yahaya Isah/Maureen Atuonwu

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