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Official: COVID-19 kills 482 more in Iran

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Nov 17, IRNA -- Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday that some 482 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 42,461.

Sima Sadat Lari said that with the 482 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 42,461.

Some 13,352 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 3,079 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Sadat Lari noted that 570,774 patients out of a total of 788,473 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.

Some 5,691 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 5,586,141 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.

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