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Wuhan coronavirus: Iraq closes another Iran crossing

Christian Fernsby |
Iraq today closed Zurbatiyah border crossing with Iran for 15 days as a precautionary measure against the novel coronavirus, according to an Iraqi governor.

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Topics: WUHAN    CORONAVIRUS    IRAQ    IRAN   

In an official decree, Mohamed Jamil al Mayahi, the governor of the eastern Wasit province, said the terminal was shut "due to the emergence and registration of suspected [coronavirus] cases and infections in the province". Iraq reported the first death from coronavirus today with at least 32 confirmed cases.


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