The number of reported coronavirus cases has gone over 3 million in the Middle East, an Associated Press (AP) count showed Friday, with the true number likely even higher.
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There have been 2.5 million recoveries from the virus causing the COVID-19 illness.
In Iran alone, authorities say there have been over 600,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, with some 477,000 recoveries and 34,000 deaths. Yet even those numbers are believed to be low, Iranian officials say.
In some war-torn nations, it remains difficult to know the scope of the pandemic as well.
In Yemen for instance, it’s believed that the vast majority of the country’s cases have gone undiagnosed and untreated, and health workers have said only those who are near death are usually brought to hospitals.
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