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Iran registers daily high in Covid deaths
Iran registers daily high in Covid deaths

Tehran, Aug 23 (TIWN) Iran's daily Covid-19 death toll hit a new high on Sunday at 684 new fatalities, taking the country's overall toll to 102,038.

By Sunday, 16,717,681 people have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine in the country, while 5,830,650 have taken two doses.   

The official report added that 27,855,470 tests have so far been carried out across the country.   

A member of the Health Commission told official news agency IRNA that Bahram Eynollahi, nominee for next health minister, has repeatedly stated in his meetings with the commission that providing Covid-19 vaccines and vaccinating the population will be his top priority. 

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