The MOH statement about the 3rd wave of Corona

  • 19-08-2021, 19:27
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    Baghdad -INA

    The Ministry of Health, on Thursday, made a statement about the height of the current third wave of the epidemic in Corona warned of waves coming more dangerous.

    Today, the ministry recorded 8,012 injuries and 72 deaths from the epidemic.
    A spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Saif Al-Badr, said in a statement to the Iraqi News Agency (INA), today, Thursday, that "we hope that we have passed the peak of the third wave of the Corona virus, and we warn that there are other waves that may be more dangerous if the non-compliance with preventive measures continues, and this depends on the level of Commitment, the number of those committed to preventive measures, and the percentage of recipients of the vaccine, and we are waiting for the coming period to evaluate the situation in a scientific and objective manner.”.

    Al-Badr added, "It is difficult to predict the number of infections in the coming days and during the visit period, because this is related to several factors and determinants, including the level of commitment to preventive measures and the number of vaccine recipients."
    He explained that "the Ministry of Health has prepared the necessary vaccines to cover all those covered by the vaccine," expecting "an increase in the proportion of recipients in the coming days."
    Today, the Ministry of Health announced the vaccination of 126,820 people with the anti-Corona vaccine in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number in Iraq to more than two million and 835 thousand.
    Earlier, the Parliamentary Crisis Cell warned of the entry of a fourth wave of the Corona virus into the country.

    The rapporteur of the Crisis Cell, MP Jawad Al-Moussawi, said in a statement to the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "the decrease in Corona injuries during the past days is not significant, as long as there is a lack of swabs from citizens," noting that "health depends on the rates of calculating the number of injuries from During large positive cases and dependence on deaths for the total number of injured, as well as the rate of injuries for 10 days.

    He pointed out that "there is a real decrease in the number of injuries in the third wave, but the fears of entering the country in a fourth wave will rise, as a result of which injuries and deaths will rise," noting that "the third wave is about to end."