World News | Iran reports 38,160 daily COVID-19 cases, 6,446,404 in total


Tehran [Iran]Feb. 2 (ANI/ Xinhua): Iran’s Health Ministry on Wednesday reported 38,160 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 6,446,404.

The pandemic has also claimed 59 lives in the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll from the virus to 132,563, the ministry said.

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A total of 6,115,134 people have recovered from the disease or been discharged from hospitals across the country, while 1,819 remained in intensive care units, he added.

On Wednesday, 60,905,266 Iranians received their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, including 54,277,761 who took two injections and 18,163,387 who received three injections.

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In addition, 44,988,940 diagnostic tests for the coronavirus have been carried out in the country.

The ministry warned of a new wave of the COVID-19 pandemic characterized by the Omicron strain in the country. On December 19, Iran reported its first case of the Omicron variant COVID-19. (ANI/Xinhua)

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