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COVID-19 kills 144 more Iranians over past 24 hours

Tehran Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Friday that some 144 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours.

The health ministry spokeswoman said on Friday that with the 144 new deaths the country's total COVID-19 death toll mounted to 23,952.

Some 3,049 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,593 of whom have been hospitalized, Sadat Lari said.

She said that a total of 416,198 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 355,505 of whom have been recovered or discharged from the hospitals.

Some 3,869 other COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and are being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

Sadat Lari added that 3,691,399 coronavirus tests have so far been carried out in Iran.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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