A shot for a pharmacist reading a prescription in Sana’a city.
The burden of COVID-19 in low-income and conflict-affected countries was unclear, largely reflecting low testing rates. In parts of Yemen, like Aden, reports indicated a peak in hospital admissions and burials during May–June 2020.
In Yemen, from 3 January 2020 to 3:20pm CEST, 14 June 2023, there have been 11,945 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 2,159 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 17 April 2023, a total of 1,275,368 vaccine doses have been administered. [Source WHO COVID-19 INFO]
Shot Location Background:
Sanaa (Arabic: صَنْعَاء, Ṣanʿāʾ [sˤɑnʕaːʔ], Yemeni Arabic: [ˈsˤɑnʕɑ]; Old South Arabian: 𐩮𐩬𐩲𐩥 Ṣnʿw), also spelled Sanaʽa and Sana, is the capital and largest city in Yemen and the centre of Sanaa Governorate. The city is not part of the Governorate, but forms the separate administrative district of ʾAmānat al-ʿĀṣimah (أَمَانَة ٱلْعَاصِمَة). According to the Yemeni constitution, Sanaa is the capital of the country,
In 1983, as Sanaa experienced an explosion in population, the city was made into a governorate of its own, called Amanat al-Asimah (“the Capital’s Secretariat”), by Presidential Decree No. 13. This governorate was then subdivided into nine districts in 2001, by Presidential Decree No. 2; a tenth district, Bani Al Harith District, was added within the same year. However, the exact legal status of the new Amanat al-Asimah Governorate, and the hierarchy of administrative authority, was never made clear.
Since then, the city of Sanaa encompasses the following districts: