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Kurdistan Region passes 1,500 COVID-19 deaths: ministry

2020-09-20

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SULAIMANI — The Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Ministry of Health said on Sunday (September 20) that it has recorded 444 cases of coronavirus infection in the Kurdistan Region over the past 24 hours.

A total of 168 of the newest cases are in Duhok governorate, along with 133 in Erbil, 89 in Sulaimani, 33 in the Garmian administration, and twenty-one in Halabja.

The ministry also said that twenty-four patients have died from the virus, while 667 patients recovered from the disease.

According to the health ministry, there have been 41,002 cases of coronavirus in the Kurdistan Region. An official tally of 26,464 patients has recovered from COVID-19 and 1,519 have died from it.

(NRT Digital Media)