ERBIL - Within the previous day, the Iraqi health ministry has recorded 4,616 new cases of coronavirus across the country, a statement said.
The country's Ministry of Health said in a statement that 4,372 patients recovered from COVID-19 within the same period, recording a lower rate of recoveries than new infections once again.
The death toll also spiked to 16,614 after 25 new fatalities related to COVID-19 were confirmed on Wednesday.
According to the latest updates by the health ministry, a total of 1,237,856 were recorded, from which 1,156,887 people have recovered.
The coronavirus situation in Iraq is still to be brought under control. The daily number of infections is higher than the recoveries some days.