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COVID-19 kills 211 more in Iran: Official

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Oct 1, IRNA -- Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday that 211 more Iranians have lost their lives due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 26,380.

Some 3,825 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,925 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Sadat Lari said that with the 211 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 26,380.

She pointed out that 383,368 patients out of a total of 461,044 infected with the coronavirus have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

Some 4,121 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the Health Ministry spokeswoman said.

She added that 4,043,130 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.


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