COVID-19 claims 385 lives in Iran over past 24 hours: Official
Some 385 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 71,351, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Thursday.
A sum of 19,899 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 3,053 of whom were hospitalized, it said.
It added that with the 385 new deaths, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 71,351.
The Iranian health ministry noted that 1,938,064 patients out of a total of 2,479,805 infected people have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.
Some 5,367 COVID-19 patients are in critical condition in intensive care units, it said.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA