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Iraq infections: Doctors warn a surge in cases is imminent

As coronavirus infections increase in Iraq, doctors warn the healthcare system is close to collapse.

Iraq is seeing an unprecedented rise in the number of coronavirus infections as doctors warn the healthcare system is close to collapse.

Ten days after the government decided to partly ease the curfew in Iraq, the rate of COVID-19 infections is rising rapidly, with more than 1,800 new cases recorded a day

Al Jazeera’s Simona Foltyn reports from Baghdad.