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Iran’s COVID death toll declines to 3 in 24 hours

Tehran, IRNA – The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran declined with three more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran’s Health Ministry announced on Friday.

Three more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 144,367, Iran’s Health Ministry said on Friday.

421 new cases of infection with COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 96 of whom were hospitalized, it said.

The Iranian Health Ministry noted that 7,323,206 patients out of a total of 7,546,276 infected people have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

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

The Iranian Health Ministry also announced that 65,074,788 Iranians have received the first dose and 58,472,497 people have so far received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Moreover, 31,181,822 people have also received the third or fourth shots as the booster jab.

The total number of coronavirus vaccines injected in Iran has reached 154,729,107 doses, with 4,643 shots injected in the last 24 hours.

Iran initiated mass vaccination to curb the pandemic on February 10, 2021.


Source: Islamic Republic News Agency – IRNA


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