Homeland Security

COVID-19 kills 303 more Iranians over past 24 hours

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, May 16, IRNA -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran exceeded 76,936 with 303 more Iranians who died from the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Sunday.

Some 303 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 76,936, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Sunday.

It said that 11,291 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 1,787 of whom were hospitalized.

The Iranian Health Ministry noted that 2,226,122 patients out of a total of 2,751,166 infected people have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

Some 5,337 COVID-19 patients are in critical condition in intensive care units, it added.

It further noted that 18,018,878 coronavirus diagnosis tests have so far been carried out across the country.

1,899,022 people have so far received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine and 370,731 people have also received the second dose.


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