Iraq reported nearly 3,300 additional cases of the novel coronavirus and 50 deaths Thursday.
The nationwide death toll stands at 11,532, according to the Health Ministry.
A total of 3,298 infections raised the case count to 511,806, while the number of recoveries has reached 439,228.
The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed over 1.28 million lives in 191 countries and regions since last December.
The US, India, Brazil and Russia are currently the worst-hit countries.
More than 52.3 million cases have been reported worldwide, while an excess of 34 million patients have recovered, according to figures compiled by US-based Johns Hopkins University.
* Writing by Zehra Nur Duz in Ankara.
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