Iraq reported more than 3,500 more cases of the novel coronavirus and 79 more deaths on Thursday.
The nationwide death toll now stands at 9,683, according to the Health Ministry.
A total of 3,522 more infections raised the overall case count to 394,566, while the number of recoveries has reached 323,815, the ministry said.
The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed more than 1.05 million lives in 188 countries and regions since last December.
The US, India, Brazil, and Russia are currently the worst-hit countries.
More than 36.3 million cases have been reported worldwide, while over 25.28 million patients have recovered, according to figures compiled by the US’ Johns Hopkins University.
* Writing by Zehra Nur Duz in Ankara.
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