19 May 2020 - 15:58
News ID: 450148
Hujjat al-Islam al-Karbala’i thanked and appreciated the medical efforts made in the difficult ‎circumstances due to the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). ‎

RNA – While visiting a hospital in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala, Hujjat al-Islam Abdul-Mahdi al-‎Karbala’i, the representative of Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani and the religious guardian ‎of the Holy Shrine of Imam al-Husayn, noted, “The efforts made by the medical staff and ‎nurses in this difficult and dangerous situation demonstrate the great struggles that, like the ‎efforts of the warriors on the fronts against Daesh, are with other enemies because this ‎vicious virus is actually the enemy of the people’s lives and health.”‎

He added, “God Almighty doesn’t forget the rewards and efforts of the healthcare and ‎medical staff who serve the patients day and night and grants them a great reward.”‎

It is worth noting that according to a recent inquiry from Ayatollah al-Sistani about the duties ‎of the medical staff regarding the Coronavirus, His Eminence responded that treating patients ‎is wajib al-kifa’i (collective obligation) for all those who are able to do so but for the ‎government it is a necessary issue and it must provide all the necessary facilities.‎

As of May 19th, Iraq has had 3,554 cases of Coronavirus, 127 deaths and 2,310 recoveries. ‎

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