Sep 13, 2021 05:06 UTC
  • Daily vaccination for coronavirus sets new record in Iran

The total number of daily vaccinations broke a new record in Iran on Sunday, with over 1.12 million people getting jabs in 24 hours.

As the daily vaccination drive in Iran has ramped up in recent days, more than 1,120,000 people received the vaccine across the country over the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said Sunday.

According to Tasnim news agency, new figures indicate that more than 35,047,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered in the country as of September 12, as nearly 23 million people have received the first dose of the vaccine.

While more than 30.22 million coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far, the total number of people tested positive has exceeded 5,295,700 following the detection of 20,219 new cases since Saturday.

Of the new cases detected in the past 24 hours, 2,747 patients have been admitted to the hospital.

At least 4,568,000 patients have recovered from the coronavirus infection so far or have been discharged from hospitals across Iran.

The Ministry also put the death toll from COVID-19 in Iran at 114,311, saying the disease has taken the lives of 487 patients over the past 24 hours.

Among those undergoing treatment in medical centers at present, 7,278 coronavirus patients are in the intensive care units.

The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 225 million and the death toll has exceeded 4.64 million.

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