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Iraqi Deputy Parliament Speaker Contracts COVID-19


The deputy speaker of the Iraqi parliament has tested positive for coronavirus, a medical source said on Monday.


According to the source, Hassan Ka'abi took the test for COVID-19 with the results indicating that he was infected with the novel virus.


He is now put in quarantine and receiving medical treatment, the source added.
A senior member of Hikma Movement on Monday wrote on Twitter that Iraq's Transport Minister Arkan Shahab had tested positive for the coronavirus as well.