News ID: 303017
Published: 1127 GMT May 13, 2021

COVID-19 kills 297 more Iranians over past 24 hours

COVID-19 kills 297 more Iranians over past 24 hours

Iran's Health Ministry announced in a statement that 279 Iranians lost their lives to the coronavirus disease from Wednesday to Thursday, mounting the total number of deaths to 76,231 since the outbreak of the pandemic in Iran in late February 2020.

The ministry added that 14,246 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were detected across the country over the past 24 hours, and 2,175 of them were hospitalized, IRNA reported.

According to the statement, 2,179,890 patients out of a total of 2,722,007 infected people have so far recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

Among those currently being treated in the country’s medical centers, 5,481 COVID-19 patients are in critical condition, added the statement.

It further noted that 17,616,446 coronavirus diagnostic tests have so far been carried out across the country.

So far, 1,670,118 people have received the first dose of the COVID vaccine, and 330,805 people received the second dose. The total number of vaccines injected in the country reached 2,722,000 doses.

According to the latest analysis, 46 cities are red, 263 are orange, and 139 are yellow zones.

Resource: IRNA
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