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Official: COVID-19 kills 212 more in Iran

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday that some 212 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 15,912.

Sima Sadat Lari said that, with the 212 new victims, the country’s total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 15,912.

Some 2,434 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,436 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Sadat Lari noted that a total of 293,606 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 255,144 of whom have recovered and were discharged from hospital.

Some 3,819 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 2,353,532 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.



Source: Islamic Republic News Agency – IRNA

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