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9 Iranians die due to COVID-19 in past 24 hours

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Jul 16, 2022

Tehran, IRNA -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 141,486 with nine more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Saturday.

Nine more Iranians have lost their lives because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 141,486, Iran's Health Ministry said on Saturday.

2,704 new cases of infection with COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 532 of whom were hospitalized, it said.

The Iranian Health Ministry noted that 7,067,694 patients out of a total of 7,272,727 infected people have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

448 COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and in intensive care units, the ministry added.

The Health Ministry also announced that 64,704,093 Iranians have received the first dose and 58,064,477 people have so far received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Moreover, 28,340,424 people have also received the third shot as the booster jab.

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