Mar 23, 2021, 2:27 PM
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COVID-19 claims 74 lives in Iran over past 24 hours: Official

Tehran, March 23, IRNA – Some 74 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 61,951 Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday.

Some 7,290 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 749 of whom were hospitalized, Lari said.

She added that with the 74 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 61,951.

Lari noted that 1,555,766 patients out of a total of 1,815,712 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.

Some 3,865 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.


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