A woman wearing a surgical mask walks behind a medical staffer wearing protective gear along a hallway at Basra University Hospital, where COVID-19 coronavirus patients are treated, in the southern Iraqi city on April 1, 2020.  / AFP / Hussein FALEH
A hallway at Basra University Hospital, where coronavirus patients with Covid-19 are treated, in the southern Iraqi city on April 1, 2020. AFP

WHO expects Iraq’s coronavirus cases to rise sharply within 10 days