COVID Daily Deaths in Iran Drop to below 15

COVID Daily Deaths in Iran Drop to below 15

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The daily death toll from the coronavirus in Iran plunged to below 15 after around 26 months.

The figures released by the Iranian Health Ministry on Sunday indicate that the total deaths from COVID-19 in the country have reached 140,975, as the pandemic has taken the lives of 13 patients over the past 24 hours.

Over the past 24 hours, 528 new cases of COVID-19 infection were reported, with 136 of them hospitalized, the ministry added.

More than 6,966,900 individuals have recovered or been discharged from hospitals out of a total of 7,126,000 ones who have contracted the disease, it said.

Some 1,040 victims of COVID-19 are in severe condition and are being treated in intensive care facilities, it added.

The ministry also said that over 64.26 million Iranians have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, over 57.46 million have received the second dosage, and more than 26.9 million have gotten the booster shots.

The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 509 million and the death toll has exceeded 6.24 million.

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