Seven more Iranians have died from the coronavirus over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 144,416, Iran’s Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
262 new cases of infection with COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 78 of whom were hospitalized, it added.
The Iranian Health Ministry noted that 7,325,059 patients out of a total of 7,547,968 infected people have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.
161 COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and in intensive care units, it added.
The Iranian Health Ministry also announced that 65,081,685 Iranians have received the first dose and 58,480,657 people have so far received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Moreover, 31,207,915 people have also received the third or fourth shots as the booster jab.