World News | Iran reports 11,788 new cases of COVID-19, 5,833,525 in total


Tehran [Iran], Oct. 22 (ANI / Xinhua): Iran’s health ministry on Thursday reported 11,788 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 5,833,525.

According to an official briefing posted on the ministry’s official website, the pandemic has so far claimed 124,763 lives nationwide, after 178 new deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours.

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A total of 5,375,475 people have recovered from the disease or are discharged from hospitals across the country, while 4,486 remain in intensive care units, the ministry said on its official website.

As of Thursday, 50,036,416 Iranians received their first doses of COVID-19 vaccines, while 27,604,934 took two.

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A total of 34,443,370 tests have so far been carried out across the country. (ANI / Xinhua)

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