Sep 16, 2020, 2:32 PM
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COVID-19 kills 179 more Iranians over past 24 hours

Tehran, Sept 16, IRNA – Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that some 179 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours.

The health ministry spokeswoman said that with the 179 new deaths the country's total COVID-19 death toll mounted to 23,632.

Some 2,981 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,726 of whom have been hospitalized, Sadat Lari said.

She said that a total of 410,334 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 352,019 of whom have been recovered or discharged from the hospitals.

Some 3,827 other COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and are being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.


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