Iraq: Coronavirus Disease 2021 (COVID-19) - Weekly Situation Report (Week 30) (26 Jul – 1 Aug 2021) [EN/AR]

Situation Report
Originally published


Highlights: - Iraq is scheduled to receive additional half a million doses of Pfizer vaccine donated by the Government of the Unites States of America. The consignment is expected to arrive the country on the 9th of the current month.

  • The Ministry of Health sources, this week, reported a total of 83,345 new positive cases representing a rate of 202 cases per 100.000 of population. Related deaths reported this week were 447 with a CFR of 0.5%.
  1. The community transmission in WK30 is still high all over the country manifesting alarming scores in 10 governorates specifically, leaving the rest 8 provinces standing at the ‘Substantial Community Transmission’ level.

  2. The mean of hospitalized cases in WK30 is 3334 patients per day with a hospitalized fatality rate of 1.9%.

  3. A total of *2,077,258 vaccine doses were administered Iraq wide this week reaching 8.9% of the target population with at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

  4. Inoculation data, so far, revealed the administration of 614,137 doses of AstraZeneca, 968,675 of the Pfizer, and 494,446 of the third country certified Sino-pharm vaccine.