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COVID-19 daily infection rate reduces to 2.96% in Iran: Official

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, May 2, IRNA -- Official statistics suggest that the rate of daily infections to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has reduced from 2.45% to 1.32% over the past ten days, according to Mohammad-Javad Dehqani, the President of the Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC).

He said that the rate reduced from 4.72 to 2.96 globally in the 10-day period.

The total COVID-19 cases grew from 82,211 to 93,657 patients over the past ten days which shows an average daily growth rate of 1.3%, Dehqani said.

This is while the daily growth rate of infections to the disease used to be 2.45 in the preceding 10 days, he added.

Iran is the second world country after china in which a higher number of COVID-19 patients are successfully recovering from the disease, he said, adding that the number of patients recovering from COVID-19 has increased from 69.37% to 80.02%.


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