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COVID-19 kills 79 more Iranians over past 24 hours

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Dec 10, 2021

Tehran, IRNA -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 130,603 with 79 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Friday.

Some 79 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 130,603, Iran's Health Ministry said on Friday.

2,971 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 493 of whom were hospitalized, it said.

The Iranian Health Ministry noted that 5,957,017 patients out of a total of 6,150,843 infected people have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

Some 3,154 COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and in intensive care units, it added.

The Health Ministry also announced that 58,543,424 Iranians have received the first dose and 49,045,408 people have so far received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Moreover, 2,098,574 people have also received the third shot as the booster jab.


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