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COVID-19 kills 185 more people in Iran

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, April 8, IRNA -- Some 185 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 63,884, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday.

Sima Sadat Lari said that with the 185 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 63,884.

Some 22,586 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 2,493 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Sadat Lari noted that 1,684,570 patients out of a total of 2,006,934 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.

Some 4,221 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 13,412,327 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.


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