Sep 26, 2021 13:44 UTC
  • COVID-19 updates: Daily hospitalizations below 2,000 in Iran

The number of coronavirus patients admitted to hospitals across Iran over the past 24 hours has dropped to below 2,000, the Health Ministry said.

According to Tasnim News Agency, over the past 24 hours, 13,792 new cases of COVID-19 infection were reported, with 1,926 of them hospitalized, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.

It put the death toll from COVID-19 in Iran at 119,360, saying the disease has taken the lives of 288 patients over the past 24 hours.

More than 4,944,000 individuals have recovered or been discharged from hospitals out of a total of 5,533,000 who have contracted the disease, the Ministry added.

Some 6,320 victims of COVID-19 are in severe condition and are being treated in intensive care facilities, it said.

The Ministry also said that more than 35.49 million Iranians have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, while over 15.46 million have received the second dosage.

The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 232 million and the death toll has exceeded 4.75 million.

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