Mar 1, 2021, 2:17 PM
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COVID-19 claims 108 lives in past 24 hours in Iran: Official

Tehran, March 1, IRNA – Some 108 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 60,181, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday.

Some 8,510 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 812 of whom were hospitalized, Lari said.

She added that with the 93 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 60,181.

Lari noted that 1,399,934 patients out of a total of 1,639,679 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.

Some 3,727 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

Since its outbreak, the COVID-19 pandemic has infected more than 114 million people across the world, of whom over 2,530,000 people have lost their lives.


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