Coronavirus: first cases reported in Syrian camp housing ISIS families

Three health workers in a displaced persons' camp in north-eastern Syria have contracted the novel coronavirus, the United Nations said on Thursday, the first reported infections in the vast tent city.

The Al Hol camp is home to tens of thousands of people, including the relatives of ISIS militants.

It is run by the autonomous Kurdish administration that holds most of the north-east and has reported 54 cases of Covid-19 in areas under its control.

"On August 3, three...