Iraqi Health Ministry on Saturday confirmed a total of 110 COVID-19 cases across the country including the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan.
The 110 cases include five new cases: three in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and one in the provinces of Karbala and Dhi Qar each, according to a ministry statement.
A total of nine have died from the virus, while 26 have recovered, the statement said.
The Iraqi authorities have been taking a series of precautionary measures against the spread of COVID-19.
On March 7, a Chinese team of seven experts arrived in Iraq's capital Baghdad, and are expected to stay in the country for one month to help the government tackle COVID-19.