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COVID-19 kills 581 more Iranians over past 24 hours

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Aug 29, 2021

Tehran, IRNA -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 106,482 with 581 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Sunday.

Some 581 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 106,482, Iran's Health Ministry said on Sunday.

31,516 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 3,614 of whom were hospitalized, it said.

The Iranian Health Ministry noted that 4,146,742 patients out of a total of 4,926,964 infected people have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

Some 7,877 COVID-19 patients are in critical condition in intensive care units, it added.

The Health Ministry also announced that 18,261,245 Iranians have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine and 7,914,881 people have so far received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.


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