Jan 16, 2021, 2:56 PM
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Some 96 deaths caused by COVID-19 in Iran

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – Some 96 deaths caused by COVID-19 pandemic over the past 24 hours, spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday.

Lari said that another 96  people have lost their lives due to the deadly virus during the past 24 hours in Iran.

According to her report, the number of the total death toll reached 56,717.

Elaborating on the latest situation of the coronavirus pandemic in Iran, Lari said that 6,100 new cases infected by the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 508 of whom have been hospitalized.

She added that 1,324,395 Iranians have totally been confirmed infected, some 1,113,224 of whom have either recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

Lari further underlined that 4,393 COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and under treatment in intensive care units of the hospitals.

Since its outbreak, the COVID-19 pandemic has killed over 2,000,000 people across the world.


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