COVID-19 death rate increased in Duhok to 2%


Shafaq News / Duhok health directorate in the Kurdistan Region announced on Saturday that COVID-19 death rate has increased in the governorate.

The head of Duhok Health directorate, Nizar Ismat, said in a press conference held today, "the death rate in Duhok has increased to 2%".

Ismat, who held his conference after a meeting with the director and heads of departments at Azadi General Hospital, explained that, "the governorate administration will support the project of equipping 20 intensive care rooms for COVID-19 patients, and increasing the health cadres in Azadi Hospital that admits COVID-19 patients".

It is reported that 568 healthcare professionals contracted COVID-19 in Duhok, four of them died.

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