Eleven patients have lost their lives to Covid-19 in Iran over the past 24 hours, showing a decline in the death toll compared to the recent weeks’ fatalities, according to the health ministry’s daily update on Sunday.
“A sum of 219 new patients infected with COVID-19 have been identified in the country based on confirmed diagnosis criteria during the past 24 hours,” the Iranian Health Ministry’s Public Relations Center said on Sunday, and added, “118 patients have been hospitalized during the same time span.”
It further announced that the total number of COVID-19 patients in Iran has increased to 7,608,687.
Unfortunately, 11 patients have lost their lives in the past 24 hours, increasing the number of the dead to 146,108,” the ministry noted.
It expressed satisfaction that 7,359,251 coronavirus patients have recovered or been discharged from hospitals so far.
The center went on to say that 574 cases infected with COVID-19 are in critical condition.
It added that 56,381,177 coronavirus diagnosis tests have so far been carried out across the country.
The health ministry public relations warned that 9 cities are orange, 213 cities are yellow, and 226 cities are blue.
Officials have urged the public to adhere to health protocols against the pandemic and get their booster shots to boost immunity against respiratory disease.