Around 700 New COVID Cases Detected in Iran
- May, 02, 2022 - 13:47
- Society/Culture news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The number of people who have tested positive for the coronavirus in Iran in the past 24 hours stood at around 700.
The Health Ministry announced on Monday that the total number of people tested positive for COVID-19 in Iran has surpassed 7,223,000 after the detection of 697 new cases since yesterday.
Of the new cases detected over the past 24 hours, 128 patients have been admitted to the hospital, it added.
Among those undergoing treatment in medical centers at present, 1,038 coronavirus patients are being kept in the intensive care units because of more severe infection, the ministry said.
It further put the death toll from COVID-19 in Iran at 141,114, saying the disease has taken the lives of 18 patients over the past 24 hours.
At least 6,989,300 patients have recovered from the coronavirus infection so far or have been discharged from hospitals across Iran, it said.
The ministry also said that over 64.34 million Iranians have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, over 57.56 million have received the second dosage, and more than 27.06 million have gotten the booster shots.
The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 513 million and the death toll exceeds 6.26 million.