Since February, thirteen doctors have lost their lives so far in Iraq, told the Iraqi authorities.
The head of Iraq’s Doctors’ Association Abdulalameer al-Shimmery told Anadolu Agency that 775 more doctors have been tested positive with the Coronavirus.
He further added that all the doctors are making their extreme efforts to serve the patients at available resources.
The increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Iraq is spreading fear in Iraq over the downfall of the health system of the country.
So far, the number of coronavirus cases in Iraq have reached up to 43, 262 with 1,660 deaths. In total 19,983 patients have recovered in the country.
The government of Iraq made the wearing of face masks obligatory. Also, they have banned all public gatherings and imposed a curfew in order to contain the spread of the virus.
On the other hand in Pakistan, PTI-led federal government has succeeded in completing the target of the provision of financial assistance to nearly 12 million poor people under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Programme, said Dr. Sania Nishtar special assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection.