2020-03-01 11:12:35

Shafaq News / The Directorate of Health in Halabja province denied on Sunday rumors that a new Corona virus was recorded in the province, stressing that those who spread such misinformation will expose themselves to legal accountability.

The directorate issued a statement addressed to the public, saying, "We deny all those rumors that talk about recording a virus infection."

Some local and social media pages published news that a case was recorded in Halabja.

The statement clarified that any person, destination, media channel, or page on the social media site publishes unfounded news that undermines health security in the province he will expose himself to legal accountability through the public prosecution and security forces.

It is noteworthy that the Minister of Health in Kurdistan Region, Saman Al-Barzanji announced on Saturday in a press conference, that no cases of Corona infection were recorded in the region, stressing that further preventive measures should be taken to avoid the spread of the virus after 13 cases were recorded in the regions of Iraq.