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COVID-19 kills 67 more people in Iran

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Jan 8, IRNA -- Some 67 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 58,536, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday.

Sima Sadat Lari said that with the 67 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 58,536.

Some 7,321 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 707 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Sadat Lari noted that 1,260,045 patients out of a total of 1,473,756 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.

Some 3,778 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 9,722,969 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.


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