(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 7. As many as 270 people
have been infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24
hours in Iran, reads the statement of the Ministry of Health and
Medical Education of Iran, Trend reports.
In addition, 8 people have died from the coronavirus over the
At the same time, the condition of 916 people remains
So far, more than 51.4 million tests have been conducted in Iran
for the diagnosis of coronavirus.
In total, over 149 million doses of vaccines have been used in
Iran so far. A total of 64.4 million doses have been used in the
first stage, 57.6 million doses - in the second stage, and 27.1
million doses – in the third stage.
Iran continues to monitor the coronavirus situation in the
country. According to recent reports from Iranian officials, over
7.23 million people have been infected, and 141,165 people have
Meanwhile, over 7 million people have reportedly recovered from
the disease. The country continues to apply strict measures to
contain the further spread of the virus.
Reportedly, the disease was brought to Iran by a businessman
from Iran's Qom city, who went on a business trip to China, despite
official warnings. The man died later from the disease. The Islamic
Republic announced its first infections and deaths from the
coronavirus on Feb. 19.
The outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan - which is an
international transport hub - began at a fish market in late
The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11 declared
COVID-19 a pandemic. Some sources claim the coronavirus outbreak
started as early as November 2019.
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