Damascus, Health Ministry announced on Thursday that 270 new coronavirus cases were registered in Syria, adding that 92 patients recovered while 9 passed away.

In a statement to SANA, the Ministry added that the total number of the reported coronavirus cases in Syria has reached up to 42621 till now, of which 26108 have recovered, while 2545 have passed away.

The first coronavirus case was detected in Syria on March 22nd in a person who came from abroad, while the first fatality was registered on the 29th of the same month.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency