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Official: COVID-19 kills 127 more in Iran over past 24 hours

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Sept 9, IRNA -- Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat-Lari said on Wednesday that 127 more Iranians have lost their lives to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 22,669.

The health ministry spokeswoman said that with the 127 new deaths the country's total COVID-19 death toll mounted to 22,669.

Some 2,313 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,229 of whom have been hospitalized, Sadat Lari said.

She said that a total of 393,425 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 339,111 of whom have been recovered or discharged from the hospitals.

Some 3,735 other COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and are being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

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