Kurdistan Region passes 40,000 official coronavirus cases, recording 612 new infections: ministry

More than 400 new cases in Duhok alone

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SULAIMANI — The Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Ministry of Health said on Saturday (September 19) that it has recorded 612 cases of coronavirus infection in the Kurdistan Region over the past 24 hours.

A total of 418 of the newest cases are in Duhok governorate, along with 94 in Sulaimani, 72 in Erbil, and 28 in the Garmian administration.

The ministry also said that twenty-three patients have died from the virus, while 534 patients recovered from the disease.

According to the health ministry, there have been 40,558 cases of coronavirus in the Kurdistan Region. An official tally of 25,797 patients has recovered from COVID-19 and 1,495 have died from it.

(NRT Digital Media)