Mar 18, 2021, 2:21 PM
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COVID-19 claims 89 lives over past 24 hours in Iran: Official

Tehran, March 18, IRNA – Some 89 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 61,581, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday.

Some 7,530 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were identified over the past 24 hours, 673 of whom were hospitalized, Lari said.

She noted that 1,521,377 patients out of a total of 1,778,645 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.

Some 3,866 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 nearly 121 million people across the world, of whom over 2,700,000 people have lost their lives.

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