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COVID-19 kills 23 more Iranians over past 24 hours

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Sep 8, 2022

Tehran, IRNA -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 144,108 with 23 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Thursday.

23 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 144,108, Iran's Health Ministry said on Thursday.

864 new cases of infection with COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 206 of whom were hospitalized, it said.

The Iranian Health Ministry noted that 7,312,821 patients out of a total of 7,537,081 infected people have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

682 COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and in intensive care units, it added.

The Iranian Health Ministry also announced that 65,038,396 Iranians have received the first dose and 58,429,017 people have so far received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Moreover, 31,007,963 people have also received the third or fourth shots as the booster jab.

Some 32 thousand doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been injected throughout the Islamic country.


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