Shafaq News / The Parliamentary Crisis Cell confirmed, on Tuesday, that the Iraqi authorities will not impose a full-time curfew.
Jawad Al-Mousawi, rapporteur of the parliament's Crisis Cell told Shafaq News Agency "Iraq will not impose a full time curfew during New Year's vacation, but still committed to the partial curfew."
Earlier today, The Iraqi Cabinet approved precautionary measures to dealing with the new coronavirus strain.
A statement by the Media Office said the Council of Ministers took a set of measures to prevent the spread of corona virus which are:
• using masks and keeping social distancing
• Banning all flights from to United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Iran, Japan as well as preventing entry to arrivals from these countries except Iraqis.
• Securing the money allocated to Pfizer to obtain the vaccine (about 15 million dollars)
• Close social facilities (restaurants, malls, etc.) for two weeks, starting from December 24, 2020.
• Close all land border crossings, except for emergency cases.
So far, Iraq registered 586,503 cases, 524,344 recoveries and 12,725 deaths