Sep 15, 2021 10:50 UTC
  • Some 3,000 new COVID cases hospitalized in Iran

The number of coronavirus patients who have been admitted to the hospital across Iran over the past 24 hours stood at around 3,000, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

According to Tasnim News Agency, the new figures released by the Health Ministry indicate that the total number of people tested positive for COVID-19 infection in Iran has exceeded 5,360,300 following the detection of 19,731 new cases since yesterday.

Of the new cases detected in the past 24 hours, 3,016 patients have been admitted to the hospital.

At least 4,654,500 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 115,619, saying the disease has taken the lives of 452 patients over the past 24 hours.

Among those undergoing treatment in medical centers at present, 7,054 coronavirus patients are in the intensive care units.

More than 30 million coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far and over 26.13 million people have received the first dose of coronavirus vaccine.

The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 226 million and the death toll has exceeded 4.66 million.

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