Dec 05, 2021 11:10 UTC
  •  COVID-19 updates in Iran: Daily hospitalizations below 600

The number of the coronavirus patients admitted to the hospital across Iran over the past 24 hours stood at around 590, the Health Ministry said.

Over the past 24 hours, 3,109 new cases of COVID-19 infection were reported, with 593 of them hospitalized, the ministry said on Sunday.

It put the death toll from COVID-19 in Iran at 130,200, saying the disease has taken the lives of 76 patients over the past 24 hours.

More than 5,923,300 individuals have recovered or been discharged from hospitals out of a total of 6,134,000 who have contracted the disease, the ministry added.

Some 3,249 victims of COVID-19 are in severe condition and are being treated in intensive care facilities, it said.

The ministry also said that over 58.09 million Iranians have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, over 48.14 million have received the second dosage, and more than 1.28 million have gotten the booster shots.

The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 265 million and the death toll has exceeded 5.26 million.