Yemen: Hadi and STC battle for territory, Saudi bombing raids increase

Issue 1107 - 17 Jul 2020

Healthcare crisis: Yemen’s first confirmed case of Covid-19 was only reported on 10 April; since then the official number of cases has risen to almost 1,500, with more than 400 deaths. However, these figures understate the reality by an unknowable amount. The United Nations special envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths told the UN Security Council on 14 May that Covid-19 “is spreading at an unknown rate, given very low levels of testing”.

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