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Publish Date : 14 September 2021 - 21:41
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TEHRAN – The daily death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran decreased again on Tuesday, standing at 408, according to the Health Ministry.
The figures released by the Iranian Health Ministry on Tuesday indicate that the coronavirus has taken the lives of 408 patients over the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll since the outbreak of the pandemic in February 2020 to 115,167.
According to the statistics, 22,329 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been reported across the country over the past 24 hours, with 3,436 of them hospitalized.
More than 4,627,200 individuals have recovered or been discharged from hospitals out of a total of 5,340,000 who have contracted the disease, the Ministry added.
Some 7,123 victims of COVID-19 are in severe condition and are being treated in intensive care facilities, it said.
The Ministry also said that more than 25.09 million Iranians have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, while over 12.77 million have received the second dosage.
The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 226 million and the death toll has exceeded 4.65 million.
On Tuesday, Iranian Minister of Health Bahram Einollahi said that Iran is scheduled to import 40 million more doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the next Iranian calendar month of Mehr (Sep 23- Oct 22).
The minister said that the government will keep its promise for importing 50 million doses of vaccine by the end of the first

half of the current Iranian year (Sept 22).
Therefore, the country’s total imports of COVID-19 vaccine are expected to top 90 million doses by Oct 22.
In addition to imports of vaccines, the new government has issued the necessary permits for production of five domestically-developed vaccines, the heath minister said.
Einollahi added that the government does its best to get everyone vaccinated on time.
Einollahi also said that the Health Ministry has provided a special vaccine for 17-year-olds.
Iranian Minister of Health Bahram Einollahi said on Tuesday that Iran is scheduled to import 40 million more doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the next Iranian calendar month of Mehr (Sep 23- Oct 22).
The minister said that the government will keep its promise for importing 50 million doses of vaccine by the end of the first half of the current Iranian year (Sept 22).
Therefore, the country’s total imports of COVID-19 vaccine are expected to top 90 million doses by Oct 22.
In addition to imports of vaccines, the new government has issued the necessary permits for production of five domestically-developed vaccines, the heath minister said.
Einollahi added that the government does its best to get everyone vaccinated on time.
Einollahi also said that the Health Ministry has provided a special vaccine for 17-year-olds.

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