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Iraqi Health: It is not possible to distinguish currently between the old strain of Corona and the new Indian strain


The Iraqi Ministry of Health and Environment said that it is not possible to distinguish between the old strain of Corona virus and the new Indian strain at the present time.

 

The Director of Public Health at the Ministry, Riyadh Al-Halaf - in a statement reported by the Iraqi National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / yesterday, Saturday - added that "the Council of Ministers decided to quarantine Iraqis coming from India for 14 days in private places." A hotel in the Rusafa district and took swabs for them, and some of them are positive, but they do not have any symptoms.

 

He explained that "the Ministry of Health has placed those coming from India under surveillance, and there are medical teams that visit them and they are examined weekly and within 14 days they can go out to their homes," noting that "the ministry will separate the injured and the non-injured, because some do not have clear symptoms, and their health condition does not need a hospital." And the negative cases will be followed up by the ministry, and the survey will continue every week to confirm their status, "... indicating that positive cases have been diagnosed and reserved and followed up, and within 14 days they can leave.

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