The committee said in a tweet, that four deaths were recorded for the five cases that were infected with the virus, while four died among the cases recorded earlier.
She noted that three cases had died in Shabwa and the same in Marib, in addition to one in Abyan and another in Hadramawt.
She stated that the number of recorded cases of her epidemic rose to two hundred and eighty-three, including sixty-five deaths, while eleven recovered.
In addition, the United Nations announced that the death rate of Corona virus in Yemen was 20 percent, compared to the global average of 7 percent.
“Corona is spreading in Yemen unchecked, since the first HIV infection was announced on April 10,” said a statement issued by Liz Grande, the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen.
He added that “the tragedy unfolds in Yemen, without adequate examinations to detect corona, it is impossible to know the exact number of the injured.”
And he added: “What we do know is that hospitals are forced not to receive patients, and there is a shortage of everything.”
He said, “Initial reports show that the death rate in Koruna is about 20 percent compared to the global average of 7 percent.”
He pointed out the arrival of more than 4 thousand and 520 tons of medical equipment and medicines to Yemen until Friday.
He continued: “4 thousand and 500 tons of other medical aid is coming on the way, and work is under way to train health workers in the country.”
“We have to do more and we can do a lot if we receive funding,” he added.