Iran reports 14,319 new COVID-19 cases, 2,765,485 in total – Xinhua English.news.cn
A woman waits to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site in Tehran, Iran on May 17, 2021. Iran reported 14,319 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the country’s total number to 2,765 485. On Monday, 2,032,162 people received the first doses of coronavirus vaccine and 388,821 the second doses. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz / Xinhua)
TEHRAN, May 17 (Xinhua) – Iran reported 14,319 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the country’s total to 2,765,485.
The pandemic has killed 77,222 in Iran so far, up from 286 in the past 24 hours, the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education said, the official IRNA news agency reported.
A total of 2,242,023 people have recovered from the disease or discharged from hospitals across the country, while 5,264 remain in intensive care units.
On Monday, 2,032,162 people received the first doses of coronavirus vaccine and 388,821 the second doses.
Iran received the second shipment of 1,452,000 doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on Sunday, IRNA reported on Monday.
The first shipment of 700,800 doses was delivered to Iran on April 5.
Iran reported the first cases of the disease in February 2020. Enditem