Aid agencies worried over sharp rise in Syria COVID-19 cases

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    Aid agencies are warning of a sharp increase in coronavirus cases across Syria. They are worried that a lack of infrastructure in opposition and Kurdish-held areas, means doctors will not be able to deal with a significant outbreak. And despite the relatively low number of cases confirmed by the government, the United Nations says there is a widespread transmission. Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports. –

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