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Health Ministry's Updates on COVID-19 - February 9

2021-02-09 16:49:12
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman has confirmed 7,640 new cases of COVID-19 infection in 24 hours, increasing the total number of cases to 1,481,396.

In a press briefing on Tuesday, Sima-Sadat Lari said the virus has killed 89 patients since Monday noon, raising the overall death toll to 58,625.

So far, Lari added, 1,266,518 patients have recovered from the disease or been discharged from the hospital.

Lari said 3,762 patients are also in critical conditions caused by more severe infection.

The spokeswoman noted that 9,779,202 COVID-19 tests have been taken across the country so far.

She said currently 36 cities are in the “orange" zone, 178 are in the “yellow" zone, and 234 are in the "blue" zone in terms of coronavirus outbreak.

The "orange" cities include Amol, Babol, Babolsar, Behshahr, Tonekabon, Juybar, Ramsar, Sari, Savadkuh, Qaemshahr, Mahmoud Abad, Neka, Noor and Nowshahr in Mazandaran province, Astaneh Ashrafieh, Bandar Anzali, Rasht, Rudbar, Some'eh Sara, Rudsar, and Lahijan in Gilan province, Ajabshir in East Azarbaijan province, Ardestan in Isfahan province, Esfarayen in North Khorasan province, Garmsar in Semnan province, Baft in Kerman province, Paveh in Kermanshah province, Bandar Gaz and Kordkuy in Golestan province, Bastak, Bandar Lengeh, and Qeshm in Hormozgan province, Bahar, Tuyserkan and Razan in Hamadan province, and Abarkuh in Yazd province.