COVID-19 kills 197 more Iranians over past 24 hours

TEHRAN, July 31 (NNN-IRNA) — Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on ّFriday that some 197 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours.

The spokeswoman said that, with the 197 new deaths, the country’s total COVID-19 death toll mounted to 16,766.

Some 2,674 new cases of infection to COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,523 of whom have been hospitalized, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) quoted Lari saying.

She said that a total of 304,204 Iranians have been confirmed infected with COVID-19, some 263,519 of whom have been recovered or discharged from the hospitals.

Some 4,021 other COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

–NNN-IRNA