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Official: COVID-19 kills 175 more in Iran

Tehran Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday that some 175 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 25,015.

Sima Sadat Lari said that, with the 175 new victims, the country’s total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 25,015.

Some 3,521 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,569 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Lari noted that a total of 436,319 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 367,829 of whom have recovered and were discharged from hospital.

Some 3,957 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 3,854,827 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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