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KRG Confirms Three New Cases of Coronavirus

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Sunday confirmed three new cases of the new coronavirus in the region.

According to a statement by the ministry of health, one of the victims is a woman, 52, from capital Erbil, a family member of whom was previously found infected with the virus.

She had recently returned from neighboring Iran where nearly 200 people have already died from the novel virus, the statement added.

Meanwhile, two other men, aged 53 and 52, also tested positive for the virus, the press release said.

At least 13 cases of coronavirus have so far been recorded in the Kurdistan Region, one of the patients lost his life in Sulaimaniya province and another has recovered.