Iran COVID-19 death toll tops 24,000

TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) – The daily count of COVID-19 infections in Iran reached 166 on Saturday, bringing the total fatalities to 24,118, according to the Health Ministry.

“The respiratory illness infected 2,845 people in the country in the course of the past 24 hours, increasing the total cases to 419,043,” Health Ministry Spokeswoman Sima Lari said on Saturday.

Over 357,600 infected patients have recovered from the deadly virus and 3,893 are hospitalized in intensive care units.

Iran has administered over 3.71 million tests to identify infections in individuals.

So far, over 30.7 million worldwide have tested positive for COVID-19 and over 956,000 have lost their lives.

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