Video Duration 03 minutes 42 seconds

Iraq’s healthcare system to be challenged by coronavirus: Doctors

A nation under lockdown, a health system under strain. Al Jazeera looks at the challenges facing Iraq as it confronts the pandemic.

Iraq has seen a relatively low number of infections compared with its neighbour, Iran, the regional hotspot of the pandemic.

Iraq has reported 547 confirmed cases and 42 deaths.

But there is growing concern the virus could overwhelm its fragile healthcare system.

Al Jazeera’s Simona Foltyn reports from Baghdad.