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COVID-19 kills 221 more in Iran


Tehran Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday that some 221 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 12,305.

Sima Sadat Lari said that, with the 221 new victims, the country’s total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 12,305.

Some 2,079 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 995 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

She noted that a total of 250,458 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 212,176 of whom have recovered and were discharged from hospital.

Some 3,324 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 1,897,803 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.


Source: Islamic Republic News Agency – IRNA

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