ERBIL — With 684 new cases announced on Thursday, the total number of COVID-19 infections in the Kurdistan Region exceeded 48,000.
The health ministry of Kurdistan Region said 337 new cases in Duhok, 229 in Erbil, 90 in Sulaymaniyah, and 28 in Halabja were detected during the past 24 hours.
The infection tally now stands at 48,494, according to the latest updates.
The ministry has also confirmed 21 fatalities, which bring the overall death toll up to 1,770.
There are 15,836 active cases currently receiving treatment, while 30,888 people have recovered from the disease.