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Iran COVID-19 update, July 31: 2,674 new cases, 197 deaths

07/22/20

Source: Mehr News Agency

The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has infected 2,674 people and claimed 197 lives in Iran in the past 24 hours, a senior health official said. Iran's Health Ministry Spokesperson Sima Lari made the announcement on Friday, saying that the number of total coronavirus cases in the country has so far reached 304,204 with the death toll standing at 16,766.


A recovered COVID-19 patient donating plasma at a hospital in Tehran
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COVID-19 has infected 2674 people and claimed 197 lives in Iran in the past 24 hours, she noted.

According to Lari, 4021 patients are in critical condition and of those originally infected, 263,519 patients have recovered.

So far, 2,456,909 tests have been taken across the country to detect infected cases, she added.

According to the latest figures, 17,499,767 have so far been infected with the novel coronavirus globally, with the deaths standing at 677,185 and recoveries amounting to 10,956,538.



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