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COVID-19 kills 174 more people in Iran

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, April 6, IRNA -- Some 174 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 63,506, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday.

Sima Sadat Lari said that with the 174 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 63,506.

Some 17,430 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 2,369 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Sadat Lari noted that 1,667,079 patients out of a total of 1,963,394 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.

Some 4,138 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 13,256,820 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.


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