Official: COVID-19 kills 389 more in Iran
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday that some 389 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 47,874.
Sima Sadat Lari said that with the 389 new victims, the country’s total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 47,874.
Some 12,950 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,795 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.
Sadat Lari noted that 658,292 patients out of a total of 948,749 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.
Some 5,859 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.
She added that 6,081,952 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency – IRNA