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COVID-19 kills 119 more people in Iran

Some 119 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 54,693, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday.

Sima Sadat Lari said that with the 119 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 54,693.

Some 5,502 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 530 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Sadat Lari noted that 951,860 patients out of a total of 1,200,465 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.

Some 5,212 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 7,407,400 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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