Aug 12, 2020, 2:30 PM
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COVID-19 kills 188 more Iranians over past 24 hours

Tehran, Aug 12, IRNA – Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that some 188 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 18,988.

Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that with the 188 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 18,988.

Some 2,510 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,089 of whom were hospitalized, she added.

Sadat Lari noted that a total of 333,699 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 290,244 of whom have recovered or discharged from the hospitals.

Some 3,940 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

Sadat Lari added that 2,763,225 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.


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