Masks are distributed to passengers to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus at an airport in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July, 23, 2020. (Photo: AP)
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.