Dec 18, 2020, 2:43 PM
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COVID-19 kills 178  more Iranians over past 24 hours

Tehran, Dec 18, IRNA – Some 178 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours, Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Friday.

The health ministry spokeswoman said that with the 178  new deaths, the country's total COVID-19 death toll mounted to 53,273.

Some 7,121  new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,085  of whom have been hospitalized, Sadat Lari said.

She said that a total of 1,145,651 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 856,474 of whom have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.

Some 5,627 other COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and are being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 6,944,462 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.


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