Some 173 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 79,741, Iran’s Health Ministry announced on Saturday.
۷,۱۰۷ new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 1,062 of whom were hospitalized, it said.
The Iranian Health Ministry noted that 2,425,033 patients out of a total of 2,893,218 infected people have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.
Some 4,296 COVID-19 patients are in critical condition in intensive care units, it added.
The Iranian Health Ministry went on to say that 19,687,077 coronavirus diagnosis tests have so far been carried out across the country.
The Health Ministry also announced that 3,337,848 people have so far received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 508,672 people have also received the second dose.