06 May 2020 - 17:15
News ID: 450092
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The director of the offices of the religious authorities in Iraq announced that the offices of ‎Ayatollah al-Ya’qoubi have spent one billion dinars in the fight against the Coronavirus and in ‎supporting the needy following the outbreak of the virus.‎

RNA – Mr. Qaysar al-Shar’a, the director of the offices of the religious authorities in Iraq, said ‎that Ayatollah al-Muhammad Ya’qoubi’s offices in various governorates of the country had ‎spent more than a billion dinars ($840,689 US) since the outbreak of COVID-19 ‎‎(Coronavirus) to fight the virus.‎

Mr. al-Shar’a continued, “This expense has been spent on supporting the Iraqi medical staff ‎and providing the needs of the patients and families who have been facing financial ‎problems since the outbreak of the Coronavirus due to the cessation of their income and ‎closure of their businesses.”‎

According to the report, the provision of a basket of foodstuffs, medical supplies and ‎support for volunteers fighting against the Coronavirus are among the measures taken by ‎Ayatollah al-Ya’qoubi’s offices.‎

According to the latest report from the Iraqi Ministry of Health, the total number of people ‎infected with the disease in this country has reached 2,431 people.‎

About 102 people have lost their lives to the Coronavirus and 1,571 have recovered.‎

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