PRO/MENA> Crimean-Congo hem. fever – Iraq (04): MOH update / حمي القرم الكنغولية النزفية – العراق (4): تحديث وزارة الصحة
CRIMEAN-CONGO HEMORRHAGIC FEVER – IRAQ (04): MOH UPDATE / حمي القرم الكنغولية النزفية – العراق (4): تحديث وزارة الصحة
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Date: Thu 18 May 2023
Source: Iraqi News Agency [in Arabic, trans. Mod.NS, edited] https://www.ina.iq/185440–119-18-.html
The Ministry of Health announced today [Thu [18 May 2023], that the confirmed cases of hemorrhagic fever have risen to 119, including 18 deaths.
The ministry’s spokesman, Saif Al-Badr, said that “Dhi Qar governorate recorded the highest number of cases, with 35 cases, followed by 18 cases in Basra, 10 cases in Al-Muthanna , 8 cases in each of Al-Najaf and Maysan, 6 cases in Al-Rusafa side of Baghdad, 5 cases in each of Wasit, Babil, Salah Al-Din, and Al-Karkh side of Baghdad, 4 cases in each of Diyala, and Al-Diwaniyah, 3 cases in Karbala, 2 cases in Al-Anbar, and 1 case in Erbil.”
Al-Badr added, “as for the deaths, Dhi Qar came first with 6 cases, followed by 3 deaths in Al-Muthanna, and 1 death in each of Basra, Al-Najaf, Diyala, Diwaniyah, Al-Rusafa side of Baghdad, Wasit, Babel, Erbil, and Karbala.”
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