COVID-19 claims 93 lives in past 24 hours in Iran: Official
Some 93 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 60,687, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday.
Some 8,010 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 570 of whom were hospitalized, Lari said.
She added that with the 93 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 60,687.
Lari noted that 1,442,198 patients out of a total of 1,689,692 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.
Some 3,795 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.
Since its outbreak, the COVID-19 pandemic has infected more than 116 million people across the world, of whom over 2,600,000 people have lost their lives.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA