Jan 17, 2021, 2:39 PM
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Iran COVID-19 death toll drops to 86

Tehran, Jan 17, IRNA – The COVID-19 death toll in Iran has dropped to 86 over the past 24 hours, spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday.

Lari said that another 86  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 56,803.

Elaborating on the latest situation of the coronavirus pandemic in Iran, Lari said that 6,016 new cases infected with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 523 of whom have been hospitalized.

She added that 1,330,411 Iranians have totally been confirmed infected, some 1,119,137 of whom have either recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

Lari further underlined that 4,374 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 infected more than 94 million people across the world, from whom over 2,000,000 people have lost their lives.


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