Iraq reports 4,043 new COVID-19 cases, 463,951 in total
The ministry also reported 46 new deaths and 2,929 more recovered cases in the country, raising the death toll from the infectious virus to 10,770 and the total recoveries to 391,010.
A total of 2,814,495 tests have been carried out across the country since the outbreak of the disease in February, with 19,721 done during the day, according to the statement.
Meanwhile, Iraqi President Barham Salih said that the world is facing the coronavirus pandemic, which calls for "global cooperation" to confront the disease and its consequences on the health and economic levels.
"The world desperately needs awareness and adherence to health and safety recommendations. We call for cooperation and concerted efforts when crises and tribulations intensify," Salih told the Iraqi people in a televised speech.
Iraq has taken a series of measures to contain the pandemic since February when the first coronavirus case appeared in the country.