The Total 140 Coronavirus Cases In The Middle East Are All Linked To Iran
The 140 coronavirus cases in the Middle East are all linked to Iran as reported by Gulf News.
Today, several Gulf states announced ways to curtail links with Iran in order to prevent the coronavirus disease from spreading further in the region by suspending all passenger and cargo flights to Iran for a week.
Officially, Iran has already reported 100 coronavirus case with 15 total deaths. However, an Iranian MP from Qom has already said at least 50 had died of coronavirus in the city.
Coronavirus cases in the Middle East:
UAE - 13 infected, 0 deaths
Kuwait - 8 infected
Bahrain - 23 infected, 15 new cases today
Iraq - 5 infected
Egypt - 1
Lebanon - 1
A journalist has also tweeted that it has already spread in one of the prisons in the city.