Coronavirus epidemic has killed 56 Iraqis and infected more than 800 others, according to the country's health ministry. Many suspect the real numbers to be much higher, as only a few thousand people from a population of 40 million have been tested.
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The head of the Al Nada bakery in Khan Yunis in southern Gaza has created a 'corona cake' depicting a woman wearing a blue face mask aiming to remind people of the importance of social distancing.
Iraq's health ministry, the only official outlet for information on the coronavirus, dismissed the reports. The ministry said the total number of confirmed cases stands at 772, with 54 deaths.
Syria says it has a total of sixteen publicly cases and two deaths and UN officials have warned the country was ill prepared for an outbreak and that the confirmed cases could just be the "tip of the iceberg."
The number of confirmed deaths from coronavirus has passed 50,000, according to a tracker maintained by Johns Hopkins University. Here are the latest updates for April 2:
The social media platform removed thousands of government-linked accounts that it claims were violating its policies by undermining the public conversation.
The coronavirus diagnosis of 71-year-old Health Minister Yaakov Litzman and his wife has led various senior officials whom he recently had contact with to announce self-isolation.
It was not immediately clear what information Trump was referring to in his tweet, which was posted after he was scheduled to have an intelligence briefing.
NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg praised Turkey for sending medical aid to Italy and Spain, worst hit in Europe by the coronavirus pandemic.
As Hajj pilgrimage is under risk of cancellation for this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, people ask: is it the first lockdown in history?
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