Iraq News

rss

Kurdistan

Report

Economy

World

75 Covid-19 corpses buried in Iraq within 24 hours

Category: Iraq News

Date: 2020-06-15T14:24:43+0000
75 Covid-19 corpses buried in Iraq within 24 hours

Shafaq News / Imam Ali Combat Brigade announced on Monday that it had buried 75 new corpses who died of Covid-19 pandemic in the past 24 hours, by fellow volunteers in the new Wadi Al-Salam cemetery located southern Shi’ite holy city of Najaf, Iraq’s only graveyard specifically for those who have died of COVID-19.

“The number of deceased buried in the new Wadi Al-Salam cemetery has increased with the burial of 75 new corpses in the past 24 hours only,” Abdel-Hassan Al-Haidari, the official of the Martyrs and Injuries Bureau of   Imam Ali Combat Brigade- the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) said.

“ This toll is the highest since Sheikh Taher Al-Khaqani’s initiative, leader of the Imam Ali Brigade, Combat Team-2nd Brigade, PMF started to prepare and bury the bodies as well as supervise directly the new Wadi Al-Salam cemetery in Najaf,” he added in a statement.

Covid-19 infections and deaths in Iraq have swelled dramatically in the past days. Where the Ministry of Health and Environment issued on Sunday a statement reading that the entirety number of infections reached 20,209, although the whole number recoveries was 8,121, infected people admitted to hospitals was : 11,181 , people in intensive care: 128, and the total number of deaths: 607.

related

Statistics... Covid-19 didn’t exclude front line doctors in Iraq

Date: 2020-06-10 13:40:39
Statistics... Covid-19 didn’t exclude front line doctors in Iraq

Iraqi Ministry of Health marks a change in Covid-19 course causing surge in death rates

Date: 2020-06-16 15:12:38
Iraqi Ministry of Health marks a change in Covid-19 course causing surge in death rates

Iraq: 34 fatalities and more than 1000 new Covid-19 cases today

Date: 2020-06-10 16:56:46
Iraq: 34 fatalities and more than 1000 new Covid-19 cases today

Covid-19: 84 fatalities and 1862 new cases in Iraq today

Date: 2020-06-23 19:36:13
Covid-19: 84 fatalities and 1862 new cases in Iraq today

Covid-19: 45 fatalities and 1150 recovery in Iraq today

Date: 2020-06-15 17:28:39
Covid-19: 45 fatalities and 1150 recovery in Iraq today

Iraq marks shortage of Covid-19 diagnostic medical kits

Date: 2020-06-11 09:54:58
Iraq marks shortage of Covid-19 diagnostic medical kits

12 new Covid-19 deaths recorded in Dhi Qar

Date: 2020-06-16 12:19:39
12  new Covid-19 deaths recorded in Dhi Qar

Iraq announces 22 deaths and 787 new Covid-19 cases

Date: 2020-06-09 15:58:57
Iraq announces 22 deaths and 787 new Covid-19 cases