Oct 18, 2021 13:41 UTC
  • Some 1,800 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 1,800, the Health Ministry said on Monday.

 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 5,796,600 following the detection of 11,844 new cases since yesterday.

Of the new cases detected in the past 24 hours, 1,804 patients have been admitted to the hospital.

At least 5,333,300 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 124,256, saying the disease has taken the lives of 181 patients over the past 24 hours.

Among those undergoing treatment in medical centers at present, 4,693 coronavirus patients are in the intensive care units.

The Ministry also said that more than 48.95 million Iranians have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, while over 25.15 million have received the second dosage.

The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 241 million and the death toll has exceeded 4.91 million.

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