ANKARA 

Health authorities in eight Arab countries reported fresh coronavirus cases on Saturday.

Iraq’s Health Ministry said two people died from the virus, bringing the country’s death toll to 42.

A ministry statement said the total coronavirus infections rose to 506 after 48 cases were detected while 131 patients have recovered from the virus.

In a statement, Morocco’s Health Ministry said 13 coronavirus cases were recorded, taking the total infections in the country to 358.

The ministry put the death toll from the disease at 23 and 11 recoveries.

In Palestine, six new coronavirus infections were reported, taking the total

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