The daily number of infections with Covid-19 in Iran has topped 100, while the virus took two lives over the past 24 hours, Iran’s Health Ministry officials reported on Monday.
“A sum of 101 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 Monday, and added, “63 patients have been hospitalized during the same time span.”
It further announced that the total number of COVID-19 patients has increased to 7,610,853.
“Unfortunately, two patients have lost their lives in the past 24 hours, increasing the number of the dead to 146,214,” the ministry noted.
It expressed satisfaction that 7,363,916 coronavirus patients have recovered or been discharged from hospitals so far.
The center went on to say that 359 cases infected with COVID-19 are in critical condition.
It added that 56,546,448 coronavirus diagnosis tests have so far been carried out across the country.
It should be noted that the health ministry public relations warned that 7 cities are orange, 106 cities are yellow, and 335 cities are blue.
Also, Health Ministry officials have urged the public to adhere to health protocols against the pandemic and get their booster shots to boost immunity against respiratory disease.