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BEIJING, April 13 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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TEHRAN -- The Iranian health ministry on Tuesday reported 24,760 new COVID-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 2,118,212.

The pandemic has so far claimed 65,055 lives in Iran, up by 291 in the past 24 hours, said Sima Sadat Lari, spokeswoman for the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education, during her daily briefing.

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BEIJING -- About 171.93 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered across China as of Monday, the National Health Commission said Tuesday.

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JAKARTA -- The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 5,702 within one day to 1,577,526, with the death toll adding by 126 to 42,782, the health ministry said on Tuesday.

According to the ministry, 6,349 more people were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recovered patients to 1,426,145.

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MANILA -- The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 8,571 new COVID-19 infections Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 884,783.

The death toll climbed to 15,286 after 137 more patients died from the viral disease, the DOH said.

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