Doctors say closures alone are not enough and that social distancing measures in markets and other public places need to be enforced.
As Egyptian forces battle ISIS in North Sinai, local women are fighting the coronavirus by sewing and selling face masks with colourful Bedouin designs.
Additional preventive measures are being taken in Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon after a group of refugees tested positive for coronavirus.
A medical team of experts has started planning to establish the 100-bed integrative medical unit to stem the spread of COVID-19 in Yemen.
The conference aims to raise more than two billion dollars to support Yemen's fight against COVID-19 as the virus spreads throughout the country.
The passengers underwent antibody testing and temperature scans and are required to isolate at home, according to protocols established by the supreme emergency committee for COVID-19.
Strained after years of war, Yemen's health system is in dire need of medical supplies and mobile hospitals to combat the global pandemic.
Measures to curb the spread of the virus kept many Yemenis at home, but some officials said more stringent enforcement was needed.
A government committee reported 37 new cases, raising the total number of infections across the country to 167, including 28 deaths.
The kingdom, which has reported the highest number of coronavirus cases in the Gulf region, is scrambling to limit its spread.