Iran reports new 2,098 Covid case, 6,212,387 in total


Iran’s Health Ministry on Wednesday reported 2,089 new Covid-19 cases, taking the country’s total infections to 6,212,387…reports Asian Lite News

The pandemic also claimed 32 lives in the past 24 hours, bringing the overall tally, since its outbreak in February 2020, to 131,972, Xinhua news agency reported citing Irans’s Health Ministry.

A total of 6,056,633 people have recovered from the disease or been discharged from hospitals across the country, while 1,533 remain in intensive care units, according to the ministry.

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By Wednesday, 60,217,847 Iranians have received their first doses of Covid-19 vaccine, and 52,896,482 of them have taken two jabs. Meanwhile, 11,404,801 people in the country have received the third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

The report added that 43,069,904 tests have so far been carried out across the country.