World update: July 8 2020

Stories from Syria, the Ivory Coast, El Salvador, and more

INTERNATIONAL

Worldometer’s coronavirus figures for July 8:

  • 12,155,603 confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide (4,579,135 active, +213,280 since yesterday)

  • 551,192 reported fatalities (+5518 since yesterday)

MIDDLE EAST

SYRIA

  • 372 confirmed coronavirus cases (unchanged)

  • 14 reported fatalities (unchanged)

Foreign Policy’s Robbie Gramer and Colm Quinn report that fo…

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