ERBIL — Iraqi Parliament Member Adnan Asadi on Thursday died from COVID-19 complications.
Media reports said MP Asadi was taken to a hospital in Baghdad after his condition deteriorated with the virus, and he passed away in the early hours on Thursday.
Asadi was the second Iraqi lawmaker who died from coronavirus this year. Several other MPs and senior officials in Iraq died from the disease during the past year.
MP Asadi previously served as deputy minister of interior of Iraq.