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COVID-19 kills 37 more Iranians over past 24 hours

Tehran, IRNA – The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 131,915 with 37 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Monday.

Some 37 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 131,915, Iran's Health Ministry said on Monday.

1,932 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 298 of whom were hospitalized, it said.

The Iranian Health Ministry noted that 6,053,241 patients out of a total of 6,208,337 infected people have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

Some 1,692 COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and in intensive care units, it added.

The Health Ministry also announced that 60,146,546 Iranians have received the first dose and 52,725,535 people have so far received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Moreover, 10,675,339 people have also received the third shot as the booster jab.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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