COVID-19 pandemic in Yemen
|COVID-19 pandemic in Yemen|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, Hubei, China|
|Arrival date||10 April 2020|
(3 months, 1 week and 5 days)
|Confirmed cases||87 (includes Houthi held areas)|
|13 (includes Houthi held areas)|
The first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic in Yemen was announced on 10 April 2020 in Hadhramaut. Organizations called the news a "devastating blow" and a "nightmare scenario" because of the country's lack of healthcare and human rights.
Cases[change | change source]
The first case was confirmed on 10 April, the patient was a 60-year-old man in the southern oil-producing region of Hadhramaut.
Statistics[change | change source]
|COVID-19 Cases Reported in Yemeni Governorates|
|Amanat Al Asimah||2||0||1|
References[change | change source]
- "'It is still a mystery': War-hit Yemen struggles to trace COVID-19 infection". Reuters. Retrieved 27 April 2020.
- Ghobari, Muhammad. "War-ravaged Yemen confirms first coronavirus case, braces for more". Reuters. Retrieved 10 April 2020.
- "Yemen 'faces nightmare' as virus case confirmed". BBC News. 10 April 2020. Retrieved 12 April 2020.
- "Yemen reports first two deaths from coronavirus". Reuters. Retrieved 29 April 2020.