Yemen records multiple coronavirus cases for the first time

  • Yemeni authorities reported multiple coronavirus infections for the first time on Wednesday.
  • Health workers say the virus could spread rapidly in a country where 24 million people – 80% of the population – rely on aid, and 10 million are facing famine.
  • The five new COVID-19 cases were detected in Aden, a southern port.
  • Previously Yemen had detected only a single case.

Source: Reuters