World roundup: April 12 2021

Stories from Iran, Somalia, Peru, and more

INTERNATIONAL

Worldometer’s coronavirus figures for April 12:

  • 137,249,443 confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide (23,862,229 active, +588,271 since yesterday)

  • 2,958,241 reported fatalities (+8761 since yesterday)

  • For vaccine data the New York Times has created a tracker here

MIDDLE EAST

SYRIA

  • 20,331 confirmed coronavirus cases (+105)

  • 1385 reported fatalities (+7)

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