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12/07/2020 Iraq records 2,312 new coronavirus infections, 95 deathsESTA - 2020-07-12 16:14
Yemen: Coronavirus in the world’s worst humanitarian crisisANF - 2020-07-10 17:54
While recorded infections are low, the pandemic is believed to be sweeping across the country undetected. In a country beset by conflict and climate shocks, funding is required fast. ...
Iraq registers 2,170 new coronavirus infections, 103 deathsESTA - 2020-07-09 16:02
Iraq reports 2,741 new coronavirus infections, 94 deathsESTA - 2020-07-08 14:34
Kurdistan Region announces 324 new coronavirus infections, 11 deathsESTA - 2020-07-06 19:38
Pandemic rules tightened again in North-East SyriaANF - 2020-07-05 19:44
Following increased new infections in regime-held areas and in neighbouring countries, the North-East Syrian autonomous administration has again tightened the pandemic rules, which had been relaxed in June. ...
Kurdistan Region records 267 new coronavirus infections, 12 deathsESTA - 2020-07-05 19:30
UAE reports 400 new coronavirus infections, Abu Dhabi reopens beaches, parks | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-07-04 09:03
Kurdistan Region reports 254 new coronavirus infections, 10 deathsESTA - 2020-07-02 20:01
Covid-19 cases in Syria rise to 312ANF - 2020-07-02 19:44
19 new infections with the Coronavirus have been recorded, bringing the number of cases registered in Syria to 312. ...
259 new coronavirus infections recorded in Kurdistan Region: ministryESTA - 2020-07-01 20:09
Kurdistan Region’s coronavirus infections rise by 240 to reach 6,144ESTA - 2020-06-30 20:13
COVID-19: Kurdistan Region announces 14 deaths, 232 new infections in last 24 hoursGulan Media - 2020-06-30 12:36
Kirkuk COVID-19 Infections Spike to 1,170Gulan Media - 2020-06-30 12:36
COVID-19: Kurdistan reports all-time highs for daily deaths and infectionsGulan Media - 2020-06-28 11:58
COVID-19: Kurdistan’s daily infections rate increases to over 300 cases, 13 deathsGulan Media - 2020-06-27 20:20
The Latest: Virus infections continue steady rise in S Korea | National/World News | news-gazette.comNews Gazette - 2020-06-18 23:11
The Latest: Virus infections continue steady rise in S Korea - WFMJ.comWFMJ - 2020-06-18 10:16
The Latest: Virus infections continue steady rise in S Korea | AP Business | swoknews.comSwoknews - 2020-06-18 10:02
The Latest: Virus infections surge in US hot spot of ArizonaSfgate - 2020-06-17 22:56
The Latest: Virus infections surge in US hot spot of Arizona - WFMJ.comWFMJ - 2020-06-17 22:14
The Latest: Virus infections surge in US hot spot of ArizonaWEEK - 2020-06-17 20:20
KRG intensifies efforts to fight COVID-19 as infections soarGulan Media - 2020-06-11 15:38
COVID-19: in a single day, 24 deaths and 1,115 new infections of coronavirus in IraqGulan Media - 2020-06-09 01:23
COVID-19: Kurdistan records 105 new cases; total infections top 1,000Gulan Media - 2020-06-05 23:02
France braces for second wave of coronavirus infections9news - 2020-06-05 21:16
Iran’s Virus Infections Rise to a Record After Lockdown LoosenedGulan Media - 2020-06-04 15:04
Kurdistan: Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 16, with over 900 infectionsGulan Media - 2020-06-04 15:04
Source of some new COVID-19 infections in Kurdistan’s Sulaimani ‘unknown,’ health official warnsGulan Media - 2020-06-03 03:10
Iraqi priest: Infections aside, COVID-19 is sinking the economy, helping the Islamic StateHeraldmalaysia - 2020-05-31 00:16
Four More Coronavirus Infections Recorded in DuhokGulan Media - 2020-05-30 21:02
Iraq reports highest daily new coronavirus cases of 416E-Kurd - 2020-05-30 00:52
BAGHDAD,— The Iraqi Health Ministry on Friday said that the daily increase of COVID-19 cases in the country jumped to 416, the highest so far, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 5,873. The new cases included 265 in the capital Baghd ...
IRAQ Iraqi priest: Infections aside, COVID-19 is sinking the economy, helping the Islamic StateAsianews - 2020-05-29 19:17
We need early release policies for older prisoners during COVID-19AEI - 2020-05-28 00:01
It is difficult to maintain high levels of disinfection and social distancing in prisons. As states look toward early release to reduce the incidence of COVID-19 infections and deaths, the elderly should be given top priority. The post We need early relea ...
Coronavirus lockdowns stifle Eid celebrations as infections rise, Middle East News & Top Stories - The Straits TimesStraitstimes - 2020-05-27 09:26
18,000 people in quarantine in VanANF - 2020-05-26 19:22
The official figures of 478 coronavirus infections and ten deaths for Van are likely to be greatly understated. The mourning ceremony of an Islamist group in the province bordering on Iran triggered a new wave of infections in early May. ...
29 more people die of coronavirus in TurkeyANF - 2020-05-25 20:33
More than four thousand people have died of Covid-19 in Turkey since the country first reported infections in March. ...
23 hours ago Virus lockdowns stifle Eid celebrations as infections riseRûdaw - 2020-05-25 06:41
The Latest: New coronavirus infections low in much of Italy | FOX 28 SpokaneFox28spokane - 2020-05-23 21:30
India: 6,000 new Covid-19 infections in biggest one-day jumpGulan Media - 2020-05-23 06:36
Coronavirus infections top 5 million worldwideGulan Media - 2020-05-21 16:06
2 more COVID-19 infections reported on Greek island housing refugeesAl Monitor - 2020-05-16 09:04
Two more coronavirus cases reported in SyriaANF - 2020-05-08 19:08
Health Ministry announced two new Coronavirus infections in Syria. ...
Coronavirus: Virus infections surpass 1,000 in New Mexico, deaths clim | Depend On WOKV - Jacksonville's News, Weather, and Traffic | www.wokv.comWOKV - 2020-05-08 11:16
Zeynab Jalalian Transferred to an Unknown LocationKurdistan Human Rights - 2020-04-30 02:00
Zeynab Jalalian, a political prisoner sentenced to life imprisonment who is held at Khoy prison, was transferred to an unknown location by security forces on April 28. She suffers from conjunctive intestinal infections… The post Zeynab Jalalian Transferre ...
Coronavirus: Virus infections surpass 1,000 in New Mexico, deaths clim | Atlanta's News & TalkWsbradio - 2020-04-29 12:55
Coronavirus: Virus infections surpass 1,000 in New Mexico, deaths climbFox13memphis - 2020-04-29 08:40
Iraq Coronavirus Infections Near 2,000Gulan Media - 2020-04-29 01:24
Two villages in Hakkari under Corona quarantineANF - 2020-04-28 09:07
Two villages in the province of Hakkari are under quarantine due to positive corona infections. ...
Iraqi Kurdistan reports 10 new cases of coronavirusE-Kurd - 2020-04-27 22:32
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Ten new cases of coronavirus recorded in Iraqi Kurdistan in the past 24-hour, the ministry of health of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said in a statement on Sunday and Monday. 3 new infections of coronavirus r ...
Coronavirus: Seventh patient dies as infections in Singapore cross 2,000, Health News & Top Stories - The Straits TimesStraitstimes - 2020-04-26 01:33
Spain passes China in infections; hospitals at breaking point | Pittsburgh Post-GazettePost Gazette - 2020-04-25 03:52
Coronavirus Infections Around the Globe Reach 135,000 People, Nearly 5,000 Dead | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2020-04-23 16:18
Dozens of prisoners in İzmir test positive for Covid-19ANF - 2020-04-22 14:07
Following the detection of a Covid-19 case in Buca prison in western Turkey, broader testing of prisoners has begun. To date, 64 infections have been detected. ...
Arabnews: Why coronavirus is a ticking bomb in war-ravaged northern SyriaJustice for Kurds - 2020-04-21 06:34
People in Idlib and northeastern Syria see themselves as sitting ducks if infections begin to spread Region is particularly vulnerable owing to dire humanitarian conditions and risk of further conflict ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan: As the coronavirus pandemic c ...
Coronavirus Infections Reach 1,574 in IraqGulan Media - 2020-04-20 23:31
KRG reports no new coronavirus cases for third time in a week; infections still at 337Gulan Media - 2020-04-20 03:21
Coronavirus latest: Europe cases reach 1 million as Spain sees drop in infections | News | DW | 19.04.2020DW - 2020-04-20 00:10
Coronavirus: Virus infections surpass 1,000 in New Mexico, deaths climbBoston25news - 2020-04-19 12:06
Coronavirus: Virus infections surpass 1,000 in New Mexico, deaths clim | Tulsa's News & TalkKRMG - 2020-04-17 13:30
Coronavirus: Virus infections surpass 1,000 in New Mexico, deaths climbKiro7 - 2020-04-15 03:44
Coronavirus Infections in Iraq Reach 1,400Gulan Media - 2020-04-15 02:26
Coronavirus: Virus infections surpass 1,000 in New Mexico, deaths clim | Where Orlando Turns First For Breaking News, Weather, and TrafficNews965 - 2020-04-14 06:40
Fake and substandard medicine on the riseAEI - 2020-04-14 00:03
Already suffering from COVID-19, patients the world over may find other infections harder to cure as medicine quality declines. The post Fake and substandard medicine on the rise appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...
Hundreds of thousands return to work in Spain as infections slowGulan Media - 2020-04-13 22:21
Iraq: New COVID-19 Infections Take Total Number to 1,378Gulan Media - 2020-04-13 22:21
Guest Post: Pandemic Ethics-Earthquakes, Infections, and Consent | Practical EthicsOX - 2020-04-13 13:09
Total Number of Coronavirus Infections in Iraq Rises to 1,318BAS News - 2020-04-12 11:56
ERBIL - The Iraqi health ministry said in a statement on Saturday that new reports had brought the total number of coronavirus infections in the country to 1,318. At least 39 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Iraq in the past 24 hours while two ...
COVID-19 Infections Reach 330 in KurdistanBAS News - 2020-04-12 11:56
ERBIL - The total number of confirmed infections of the coronavirus in the Kurdistan Region reached 330 on Saturday evening, the health ministry said in a statement. At least six new cases were registered on Saturday, the ministry said, explaining that o ...
Saudi Arabia Extends Coronavirus Curfew until Further NoticeBAS News - 2020-04-12 11:56
ERBIL — Saudi Arabia has extended a nationwide curfew on Sunday to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. Saudi interior minister said King Salman had ordered the extension after the country reported more than 300 new infections on each of the last f ...
Total Coronavirus Infections in Kurdistan Reach 324Gulan Media - 2020-04-10 18:47
Deputy Prime Minister Talabani chairs meeting of the coronavirus committee, reassures people of commitment to contain further infectionsKRG-Spain - 2020-04-08 00:05
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani on Monday chaired the government’s high-level committee to combat coronavirus. The committee spoke via videoconference to re-evaluate official curfew guidelines designed to pro ...
Covid-19: 34,109 infected, 725 dead in TurkeyANF - 2020-04-07 19:25
The cities with the highest rate of infections in Turkey are Istanbul, Kocaeli, Sakarya, Ankara and İzmir. ...
Spain tops Italy as country with most coronavirus infectionsGulan Media - 2020-04-06 21:05
KRG Quarantines Entire Village in Erbil Province amid Rapid Rise in Coronavirus InfectionsGulan Media - 2020-04-06 16:51
KRG Detects 18 More COVID-19 Infections in ErbilGulan Media - 2020-04-05 15:07
KRG Detects 18 More COVID-19 Infections in ErbilBAS News - 2020-04-05 09:56
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Sunday revealed that it had detected 18 more infections of the coronavirus in the capital Erbil. The health ministry explained in a statement that all of the cases were recorded in the neighborhood of Ka ...
COVID-19: One More Death Case Confirmed in SulaimaniyaBAS News - 2020-04-05 00:12
Ten new infections recorded ERBIL - At least one more death case from the coronavirus was confirmed in Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province on Saturday evening. According to a statement by The General Directorate of Health in Sulaimaniya, one person di ...
Iraq's Health Ministry Announces 48 New COVID-19 CasesBAS News - 2020-04-04 01:38
ERBIL - A total of 48 new cases of the coronavirus have been registered in Iraq in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said. The new reports brought the total number of infections in the country to 820, out of which 54 patients have so far died from t ...
Iran Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 3,294, Infections Jump to over 53,000BAS News - 2020-04-03 19:03
ERBIL — The novel coronavirus has claimed 3,294 lives in Iran since its outbreak, Iranian health ministry said on Friday. The ministry said 134 people died from COVID-19 within the past 24 hours only. A total of 2,715 people tested positive for coronavir ...
Coronavirus Infections Nears 800 in IraqBAS News - 2020-04-03 03:22
ERBIL - New reports of coronavirus infections in Iraq on Thursday brought the total number of cases to nearly 800, the health ministry said in a statement. Iraq's Ministry of Health said on Thursday evening that at least 44 people had tested positive for ...
Global Death Toll from COVID-19 Passes 51,000BAS News - 2020-04-03 03:22
Total infections nears one million ERBIL - The worldwide total death toll from the new coronavirus has now passed 51,000 with the total number of infections nearing one million. According to tracking by Johns Hopkins University, about 981,000 people have ...
Iraq Medical Sources Claim COVID-19 Cases Higher than Official ReportsBAS News - 2020-04-03 03:22
ERBIL - A number of Iraqi doctors, closely involved with the process of testing people, have claimed that the real number of coronavirus infections in Iraq has already surpassed 3,000, a report said on Thursday. According to the latest updates by Iraq's ...
KRG Detects 11 New Coronavirus InfectionsBAS News - 2020-04-03 03:22
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Thursday announced that 11 other people were diagnosed with the coronavirus. Among the victims were also two women and three children, a statement by the health ministry explained, adding that six men al ...
Over 30 New COVID-19 Infections Detected in IraqBAS News - 2020-04-02 18:02
ERBIL - More than 30 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Iraq on Wednesday, the health ministry said in a statement. In the past 24 hours alone, nine people in Basra, one in Najaf, and four others in Karbala provinces have tested positive for ...
World virus infections top 800,000; Spain sees record deathsGulan Media - 2020-03-31 17:35
Iran: Dramatic Increase in Coronavirus Infections with over 3,000 New Cases in 24 HoursGulan Media - 2020-03-30 17:23
Dozens of buildings in Urfa under quarantineANF - 2020-03-29 20:29
In the province of Urfa, which borders on Syria, more and more residential buildings and roads are being quarantined due to increasing corona infections. Meanwhile, the number of deaths caused by Covid-19 has risen to 131 nationwide. ...
Virus infections top 600,000 worldwide, long fight aheadGulan Media - 2020-03-28 15:13
Infections near 500,000; European health systems buckleGulan Media - 2020-03-26 18:08
Syria confirms three more cases of CoronavirusANF - 2020-03-25 20:37
The confirmed cases of coronavirus infections in Syria has risen to 4. ...
World virus infections hit 200,000; Borders jammed in EuropeGulan Media - 2020-03-18 18:28
Turkish Minister of Health announces first death from coronavirusANF - 2020-03-17 22:29
A total of 98 coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Turkey. ...
Over 20 New CONVID-19 Infections Recorded in IraqGulan Media - 2020-03-17 22:09
Commemoration for Halabja victims canceled over CoronavirusANF - 2020-03-16 14:00
In Southern Kurdistan, a curfew remains in place to stop the spread of corona virus infections. ...
Coronavirus: Latest from Iran, Iraq and Southern KurdistanANF - 2020-03-15 19:34
More coronavirus infections are reported from Iran, Iraq and Southern Kurdistan (Bashur). ...
Syria postpones parliamentary elections because of coronavirusANF - 2020-03-15 15:40
The planned parliamentary elections in Syria have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to official information, there are no infections in Syria yet, SOHR, however, reports 113 cases. There are no testing possibilities in NE Syria. ...