May 5, 2022 22:15 (UTC+04:00)
Up to 228 people have contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran in the past 24 hours, the statement from Iran’s Ministry of Health and Medical Education said. trend reports.
In addition, 7 people have died from the coronavirus in the past day.
At the same time, the condition of 991 people remains critical.
So far, more than 51.3 million tests have been carried out in Iran to diagnose the coronavirus.
A total of over 149 million vaccine doses have been used in Iran so far. A total of 64.4 million doses were used in the first stage, 57.6 million doses – in the second stage and 27 million doses – in the third stage.
Over 6.99 million people have now reportedly recovered from the disease. The country continues to apply strict measures to curb the further spread of the virus.
The disease was reportedly brought to Iran by a businessman from the Iranian city of Qom, who went on a business trip to China despite official warnings. The man later died from the disease. The Islamic Republic announced its first infections and deaths from the coronavirus on February 19.
The outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan — an international transportation hub — began at a fish market in late December 2019.
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11. Some sources claim the coronavirus outbreak started back in November 2019.
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