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Iraq extends partial lockdown to contain coronavirus spread

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Iraqi authorities have decided to extend the partial, nationwide lockdown to better contain coronavirus outbreak in the country.

In a statement, the Iraqi government said the lockdown will be extended until August 15, noting that all provinces and districts will also be placed under a complete lockdown on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. 

The statement noted that the government could also further extend the partial lockdown after August 15.