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Official: COVID-19 kills 129 more in Iran

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Sept 3, IRNA -- Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday that 129 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 21,926.

Sima Sadat Lari said that, with the 129 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 21,926.

Some 1,944 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,063 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Sadat Lari noted that a total of 380,746 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 328,595 of whom have recovered and were discharged from hospital.

Some 3,702 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 3,307,383 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.

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