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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Baghdad (May 19, 2020)
May 19, 2020

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Baghdad, May 7, 2020

Location: Iraq

The Iraqi Ministry of Health has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within Iraq.

On May 18, authorities imposed a 24-hour curfew from May 20 to June 3 on six Baghdad districts: Sadr City, Habiba, Kamaliya, Hurriya, Shua’la, and America.

The current nationwide curfew, which extends through May 24, 2020, is still in effect from 5:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, and 24-hours on Friday and Saturday.

The current suspension on flights in Iraq is set to expire at 8:00 p.m. on May 22, but travelers should be prepared that this could be extended.

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