Iraq's coronavirus infections pass 100,000 total -health ministry

Iraq has often recorded more than 2,000 new cases a day in recent weeks

  

BAGHDAD - 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.

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.

(Reporting by John Davison; Editing by Catherine Evans) ((John.Davison@thomsonreuters.com;))

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