A member of the Iraqi civil defence prepares on Tuesday to disinfect a neighbourhood in Najaf where a coronavirus infection was recently confirmed. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Iraq announces first two deaths

  • 70-year-old preacher was first fatality in country where 31 people have been infected
  • Second dead patient, in Baghdad, had ‘immune deficiencies’, health authorities say
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
A member of the Iraqi civil defence prepares on Tuesday to disinfect a neighbourhood in Najaf where a coronavirus infection was recently confirmed. Photo: AFP
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