In Week 26, the epidemic curve of COVID-19 continues to rise in the number of reported cases and related deaths. The Ministry of Health, this week, reported a total of 45,775 new cases representing 111 case per 100.000 of population.
Related deaths reported this week were 225 with a CFR of 0.5%.
Highest COVID 19 case reporting for WK26 is recorded in the governorates of
Basrah,Wassit,Kerbala,Najaf,Thiaqr and Baghdad with a rate of more than 100 case per 100,000 population.
Community transmission all over Iraq remains substantial but alerting of a potential high transmission next week.
A total of *1,089,547 vaccine doses were administered Iraq wide this week indicating that 4.83% of the target population received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Inoculation data, so far, revealed the administration of 471,714 doses of Astrazeneca, 271,963 of the Pfizer, and 285,870 of the third country certified Sinopharm vaccine.