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COVID-19 kills 3 Iranians over past 24 hours

Tehran, IRNA – The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 141,296 with 3 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Thursday.

Three Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 141,296, Iran's Health Ministry said on Thursday.

217 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 41 of whom were hospitalized, it said.

The Iranian Health Ministry noted that 7,041,125 patients out of a total of 7,231,099 infected people have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

Some 609 COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and in intensive care units, it added.

The Health Ministry also announced that 64,513,137 Iranians have received the first dose and 57,817,376 people have so far received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Moreover, 27,484,824 people have also received the third shot as the booster jab.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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