Covid-19 in the Middle East: situation report for week ending 8 August

REGIONAL OVERVIEW

New Covid-19 cases in the Middle East and North Africa over the last three months. Seven-day rolling average, day by day.

In the Middle East and North Africa the Covid-19 pandemic appears to be slowly subsiding. A month ago, new infections across the region were running at almost 16,000 a day. Since then, the seven-day daily average has fallen during each of the last four weeks and now stands at 12,357.

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Brian Whitaker

Brian Whitaker

Former Middle East editor of the Guardian. Website: www.al-bab.com. Author of 'Arabs Without God'.