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Information on Coronavirus in the Kurdistan Region and in Austria

Information on Coronavirus in the Kurdistan Region and in Austria

At a glance: Kurdistan

Status, 30.8.2020

Confirmed cases: 28,161

Recovered: 17,679

Deaths: 1,049

Actives cases: 9,433

Measures

Due to the expansion of the Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic, the Kurdistan Region has implemented strict measures for containment.

  • Flights between Erbil and Vienna are operating again from 20 August.
  • Travel within the Kurdistan Region governorates and between the Region and other Iraqi provinces is dependent on the decisions of the Governorates.
  • The Ibrahim Khalil border crossing of open. Foreign nationals require permission from the Ministry of Interior.
  • Most public and social activities are not permitted; some activities are allowed under strict sanitary conditions.

If you are thinking of travelling to the Kurdistan Region, please find here important information from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG):

Austria

If you are resident in Austria, please find important information from the Austrian government and other Austrian sources (in German):