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COVID-19 cases surged in Mideast in early January but deaths fell - WHO official

COVID-19 cases rose 89% in Eastern Mediterranean region in the first week of January compared with previous week Lebanon, news ,lbci ,أخبار WHO, Infections, Deaths, Mideast, Cases,COVID-19,COVID-19 cases rose 89% in Eastern Mediterranean region in the first week of January compared with previous week
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COVID-19 cases surged in Mideast in early January but deaths fell - WHO official
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COVID-19 cases rose 89% in the Eastern Mediterranean region in the first week of January compared with the previous week but deaths fell by 13%, a World Health Organization official said on Thursday.
 
Out of 22 mostly Middle Eastern countries in the region, 15 have reported cases of the Omicron variant, WHO regional director Ahmed Al-Mandhari said. Six countries in the region have vaccinated less than 10% of their populations, he said.
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