The Iraqi Ministry of Well being reported on Friday 902 new COVID-19 instances, bringing the overall nationwide infections to 596,193, Development stories citing Xinhua.
The ministry additionally reported 11 new deaths, elevating the loss of life toll from the infectious virus to 12,824, and 1,976 extra recovered instances, bringing the overall recoveries to 539,817.
A complete of 4,588,559 exams have been carried out throughout the nation for the reason that outbreak of the illness final February, with 41,014 carried out throughout the day, in line with the assertion.
In a separate assertion, the ministry highlighted its efforts in confronting the coronavirus pandemic throughout the previous six months of 2020, saying it had added 12,000 hospital beds to the 45,000 beds throughout the nation and constructed greater than 60 makeshift hospitals for treating coronavirus instances.
It additionally stated that it had raised the variety of laboratories for testing COVID-19 from two to 70, and elevated ventilators from 700 to 10,000, in addition to including over 30 spiral CT scan gadgets and offering the hospitals with medicines and different medical provides, in line with the assertion.
Iraq has taken a collection of measures to include the pandemic for the reason that first coronavirus case appeared within the nation.