While the number of new infections with the Coronavirus is close to 27 million globally, workers in the fields of relief and health care in Syria face a new challenge as part of the plans to address the pandemic in the country.

The United Nations Resident Representative and Humanitarian Coordinator in Syria, Imran Reda, announced the monitoring of more than 200 cases of Coronavirus among UN staff, some of whom were hospitalized.

The following is a monitoring of the most prominent developments and news of this pandemic across the world on Monday, September 7, 2020, according to the time of Makkah:

01:10: Brazil records more than 14.5 thousand injuries in a day

The Brazilian Ministry of Health said that it had recorded 14,521 new cases of the emerging coronavirus, in addition to 447 deaths during the past 24 hours.

Brazil ranks second after India, with a total number of injuries amounting to 4.14 million, and the total number of deaths, according to Ministry of Health data, reached 126,650.

Brazil ranks second in the number of injuries worldwide (Anatolia)

00:45 The highest increase in one-day infections in Myanmar Myanmar

recorded the highest increase in coronavirus infections in a single day, with 100 new cases on Sunday evening, according to the country's Ministry of Health and Sports.

The majority of the new cases were infected locally, and most of them were in Yangon, the country's commercial hub, Bloomberg News quoted the ministry as saying.

00:25 - More than 200 UN employees in Syria are infected with Covid-19

Medical workers and United Nations officials said that more than 200 employees of the international organization have contracted Covid-19 in Syria, as the organization strengthens its emergency plans to address the rapid spread of the pandemic in the country.

Humanitarian workers and medics said the real number of cases is much higher, including hundreds of employees of non-governmental organizations that work for dozens of UN agencies that oversee the largest humanitarian relief operations in the country.

The United Nations has expressed its concern about the spread of the Corona virus in a country whose infrastructure has been destroyed by war, and medical supplies are scarce, while independent medics and aid workers confirmed that dozens of doctors and medical workers have died in the past few weeks.

00: 10- Corona imposes a curfew in Israel

Israel intends to impose a curfew in 40 "red" areas where the Corona virus is spreading rapidly, after the number of daily infections reached a record high last week.

As of Monday, residents of the "red" areas will not be able to leave their homes from 7 pm local time until 5 am, according to a government statement.

The daily infection with Corona virus in Israel reached its highest level ever last week, with more than 3,000 cases recorded within 24 hours last Wednesday.

00: 00- Hamas warns of the spread of Corona in the occupation prisons

The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) said that the increasing infection of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons with the Corona virus required international intervention.

She added in a statement that the infection of the prisoners in the occupation prisons, Hassan Shehadeh and Salim Idris, with the Corona virus, reflects the state of medical negligence practiced by the prison administration, stressing that this poses a real threat to the lives of the prisoners, which requires serious intervention from international institutions.

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