Jan 23, 2022 11:41 UTC
  • Iran Covid-19 updates: Around 1,200 patients in ICUs

Of the patients diagnosed with the coronavirus infection in Iran, more than 1,200 are in the intensive care units of hospitals.

The Health Ministry said on Sunday that 1,208 victims of COVID-19 in the country are in severe condition and are being treated in intensive care facilities.

The death toll from the pandemic in Iran has risen to 132,230, as 28 more Iranians have succumbed to the deadly disease in the last 24 hours, it said.

Over the last 24 hours, 5,144 new cases of COVID-19 infection were reported, with 362 of them hospitalized, it added.

The Health Ministry also said more than 6,080,300 individuals have recovered or been discharged from hospitals out of a total of 6,250,400 diagnosed with the coronavirus.

It went on to say that over 60.49 million Iranians have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, over 53.58 million have received the second dosage, and more than 14.56 million have gotten the booster shots.

The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 350 million and the death toll has exceeded 5.61 million.