TEHRAN (Iran News) – The number of patients who have died of the coronavirus infection in Iran over the past 24 hours has reached 132, as the total number of cases since the outbreak of the disease in the country has surpassed 391,000, the Health Ministry said.
Speaking at a press conference on, Health Ministry Spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari put the death toll from COVID-19 in Iran at 22,542, saying the disease has taken the lives of 132 patients over the past 24 hours.
She said the total number of people tested positive for COVID-19 in the country has risen to 391,112 following the detection of 2,302 new cases since yesterday.
Of the new cases detected since Monday, 1,226 patients have been admitted to the hospital, she added.
At least 337,414 patients have recovered from the coronavirus infection so far or have been discharged from hospitals across Iran, the spokeswoman said.
Among those undergoing treatment in medical centers at present, 3,713 coronavirus patients have critical health conditions because of more severe infection, Lari noted.
She further said more than 3,431,000 coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far.
The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 27.5 million and the death toll is close to 897,000.
- source : Tasnim, Iran News