The total number of coronavirus cases in the GCC states passed 15,000 on Monday, with all six of the Arabian Gulf countries still enforcing lockdowns of varying degrees almost a month after Bahrain recorded the first death from the new coronavirus in the region on March 16.
Currently, total cases in the GCC are at 16,074 while 109 deaths have been recorded. Recovery rate is quite high in the GCC, with a total of 2,856 recoveries reported so far.
Bahrain has the highest recovery rate in the GCC.
So far, Saudi Arabia accounts for the most number of cases in the region, followed by the UAE. However, deaths in Saudi are much higher than in the UAE. Kuwait has recorded the least number of deaths.