New Covid-19 infections raise fears of a worst-case scenario in Yemen

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A market in the Old City of Sana’a before the virus arrived. It’s now under curfew

Middle East updates

New cases

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New cases reported in the Middle East (excluding Iran) day by day since March 6.

Death toll

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Daily totals of coronavirus-related deaths in the Middle East (excluding Iran) over the last four weeks

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

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