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Official: COVID-19 claims 83 more lives in Iran

Tehran Some 83 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 59,028, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday.

Lari said that with the 83 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 59,028.

Some 7,760 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 784 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Lari noted that 1,304,330 patients out of a total of 1,526,023 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.

Some 3,704 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 10,105,080 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.

Since its outbreak, the COVID-19 pandemic has infected about 108 million people across the world, from whom over 2,300,000 people have lost their lives.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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