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COVID-19 kills 2 more Iranians over past 24 hours

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Dec 8, 2022

Tehran, IRNA -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 144,651 with two more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Thursday.

Two more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 144,651, Iran's Health Ministry said on Thursday.

49 new cases of infection with COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 22 of whom were hospitalized, it said.

The Iranian Health Ministry noted that 7,335,415 patients out of a total of 7,560,048 infected people have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

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

The Iranian Health Ministry also announced that 65,144,113 Iranians have received the first dose and 58,554,133 people have so far received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Moreover, 31,385,651 people have also received the third or fourth shots as the booster jab.


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