Nov 15, 2020, 2:16 PM
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Official: COVID-19 kills 459 more in Iran

Tehran, Nov 15, IRNA - Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday that some 459 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 41,493.

Sima Sadat Lari said that with the 459 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 41,493.

Some 12,543 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 2,544 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Sadat Lari noted that 558,818 patients out of a total of 762,068 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.

Some 5,666 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 5,505,070 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.


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