DAMASCUS, June 29 (Xinhua) — Syria on Monday reported 13 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 269 in the country, the health ministry said.
The ministry said 102 people have recovered and nine died.
The Syrian government has eased the measures taken against the COVID-19, urging people to undertake protective measures in their daily interactions.
China has offered help to Syria to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
On April 15, China delivered the first batch of medical aid, including 2,016 COVID-19 test kits, to Syria. On June 4 and June 24, Syria received another two batches of medical supplies donated by China, including test kits, protective suits, masks, goggles and infrared thermometers.
On April 23, a video-conference was held between Chinese and Syrian medical experts for sharing the experiences in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Enditem