COVID-19 kills 185 more Iranians over past 24 hours

The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 134,238 with 185 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran’s Health Ministry announced on Wednesday.

Some 185 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 134,238, Iran’s Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

16,310 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 2,275 of whom were hospitalized, it said.

The Iranian Health Ministry noted that 6,373,678 patients out of a total of 6,876,565 infected people have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

Some 3,607 COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and in intensive care units, it added.

The Health Ministry also announced that 61,770,138 Iranians have received the first dose and 54,897,594 people have so far received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Moreover, 21,689,655 people have also received the third shot as the booster jab.