Iran reports 31,814 new COVID-19 cases, 3,723,246 in total

Source: Xinhua| 2021-07-26 19:02:31|Editor: huaxia

TEHRAN, July 26 (Xinhua) -- Iran on Monday reported 31,814 new COVID-19 cases, raising the country's total infections to 3,723,246.

The pandemic has so far claimed 89,122 lives in Iran, up by 322 in the past 24 hours, the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education said.

A total of 3,274,346 people have recovered from the disease or been discharged from hospitals across the country, while 3,566 remain in intensive care units, according to the ministry.

By Monday, 8,141,852 people have received first dose of coronavirus vaccines in the country, while 2,426,697 have taken both doses.

Iranian health authorities have re-imposed restrictions amid the spread of Delta variant of COVID-19 in the country as the number of infections has been growing alarmingly in most parts of Iran over the past weeks.

Iran reported first cases of the disease in February 2020. Enditem