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COVID-19 Vaccination Drive in Full Swing Nationwide: President Rouhani

2021-02-28 17:34:13
The Iranian president says the government is moving full steam ahead with the coronavirus inoculation plan nationwide to tackle the disease, and has mobilized all its potential to buy vaccines.

In a press briefing on Sunday, Sima-Sadat Lari said the virus has killed 93 patients since Saturday noon, raising the overall death toll to 60,073.


So far, Lari added, 1,393,125 patients have recovered from the disease or been discharged from the hospital.


Lari said 3,732 patients are also in critical conditions caused by more severe infection.


The spokeswoman noted that 10,853,008 COVID-19 tests have been taken across the country so far.
She said currently 11 cities are in the "red" zone, 32 cities are in the “orange" zone, 251 are in the “yellow" zone, and 154 are in the "blue" zone in terms of coronavirus outbreak.


According to Lari, the "red" cities are all in Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran, and include Abadan, Ahvaz, Mahshahr, Dezful, Dasht-e Azadegan, Shadgan, Shushtar, Karoun, and Hoveyzeh.

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