Kurdish region: COVID-19 lockdown, flight restrictions extended

4 Jun 20

IRAQ

IMPACT – HIGH

The Kurdistan Regional Government has extended the lockdown in all KRG provinces following an uptick of coronavirus cases.

Key Points:

  • The lockdown is extended until June 6 for all KRG cities.
  • All ministries and directorates will cease operations starting from the announcement date.
  • The international and domestic flight ban is also extended until June 6.

Background: The KRG previously suspended government services in March.

Analysis & Comments: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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