TEHRAN (Iran News) – The number of patients who have recovered from the COVID-19 in Iran has exceeded 68,000 and the death toll stands at 5,650, the Health Ministry’s spokesman said.
In comments at a daily press conference on Monday, Kianoosh Jahanpoor said COVID-19 has taken the lives of 76 patients over the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 5,650.
He also noted that 68,193 patients have recovered from coronavirus infection so far and have been discharged from the hospital.
The spokesman added that the number of people tested positive for COVID-19 across the country has risen to 89,328 following the detection of 1,134 new cases since yesterday.
Among the coronavirus patients undergoing treatment in the hospital at present, 3,096 are in a critical condition, he said.
The spokesperson also noted that more than 410,000 coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far.
The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 2,846,000 in 210 countries and territories, and the death toll has surpassed 197,000.
- source : Tasnim, Irannews