Shafaq News/ On Monday, Iraq recorded 252 new cases of Covid-19 to bring its total to 2,094,349, the health ministry said.
It reported seven deaths, One in Duhok, five in Al-Sulaymaniyah, and one in Baghdad/Rusafa. Its coronavirus death toll reached 24,174.
It also reported 289 recoveries to take its total to 2,065,723 (98.6%).
The COVID-19 intensive care patients count to 68.
Erbil recorded the highest number of infections (87).
So far, the Ministry of Health and Environment has conducted 16,855,469 tests in all governorates.
8,564,399 people have been vaccinated so far
It is worth noting that Iraq ranks 1st in the Arab world and 27th place globally.
According to the Reuters Covid-19 tracker, four infections per 100K people were reported in the last seven days in Iraq.
Iraq has administered at least 14,140,578 doses of COVID vaccines so far. Assuming every person needs 2 doses, that’s enough to have vaccinated about 18% of the country’s population.
COVID-19 infections are decreasing in Iraq, with 228 new infections reported on average each day. That’s 2% of the peak.