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Iran registers 17 new COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

Iran’s Ministry of Health on Thursday recorded 17 COVID-19 deaths and 969 new infections taking the country’s total fatalities to 141,058 and total caseload to 7,220,402.
Iran’s IRNA news agency reported that more than 64.3 million Iranians have so far received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Over 57.5 million have received a second shot and more than 27 million received a third jab.
Daily COVID-19 deaths and infections have been declining in Iran in recent weeks thanks to a mass vaccination program across the country, IRNA reported.
The Iranian government opened schools and universities in early April, after more than two years of closure which was part of measures to maintain social distancing and contain the disease.The post Iran registers 17 new COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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