COVID Pandemic in Iran: Daily Hospitalizations below 1,700

COVID Pandemic in Iran: Daily Hospitalizations below 1,700

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The number of coronavirus patients admitted to hospitals across Iran over the past 24 hours has dropped to 1,700, the Health Ministry said.

Over the past 24 hours, 10,135 new cases of COVID-19 infection were reported, with 1,673 of them hospitalized, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.

It put the death toll from COVID-19 in Iran at 120,880, saying the disease has taken the lives of 217 patients over the past 24 hours.

More than 5,075,000 individuals have recovered or been discharged from hospitals out of a total of 5,611,000 who have contracted the disease, the Ministry added.

Some 5,802 victims of COVID-19 are in severe condition and are being treated in intensive care facilities, it said.

The Ministry also said that more than 40 million Iranians have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, while over 16.53 million have received the second dosage.

The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 235 million and the death toll has exceeded 4.8 million.

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