COVID-19 Update: New Government Measures

Local news, 15.02.2021

Iraq’s Higher Committee for Health and National Safety decided to impose restrictions on movement and social gathering in Iraq as cases of the coronavirus in the country grow in number.

Starting 18 February 2021, a curfew will be in place from 8 pm to 5 am for two weeks.

Schools, universities, salons, parks, wedding and funeral venues and sites of religious congregation will be closed from 18 February 2021 until further notice.

The Embassy urges its citizens to observe the hygiene recommendations of the WHO, practice social distancing and follow the instructions of the authorities and abide by the measures taken.

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