A man and his wife wearing face masks in Iraq. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency
A Palestinian refugee has died of COVID-19 in Iraq, in the first coronavirus-related death recorded in the country, the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates reported on Tuesday.
The refugee was not reportedly indentified by the Ministry at his family’s request.
So far, 1,573 Palestinians contracted the virus abroad. The death toll stands at 86.