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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, 9.8.2020

Confirmed cases: 17,039

Recovered: 10,143

Deaths: 640

Actives cases: 6,256

Measures

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

  • The international airports in Erbil and Slemani have reopened from 1 August.
  • Travel within the Kurdistan Region governorates and between the Region and other Iraqi provinces is not allowed.
  • All crossing points are closed to travellers.
  • All public sport activities and religious events are cancelled in the whole Region.

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):