Coronavirus: Iraq COVID-19 cases surpass 100,000, over 4,000 deaths

Iraqi soldiers wear protective face masks, following the outbreak of coronavirus disease. (Reuters)

Iraq's total number of infections from the novel coronavirus passed 100,000 on Thursday as the health ministry said 102,226 cases had been recorded.

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At least 4,122 people have died from COVID-19 in Iraq, it said in a statement.

Iraq has often recorded more than 2,000 new cases a day in recent weeks as the spread of the virus has accelerated.

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Last Update: Thursday, 23 July 2020 KSA 15:45 - GMT 12:45
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