Updated in: 03 August 2020 - 18:55
TEHRAN (defapress) – Of more than 2,300 new coronavirus patients detected in Iran during the past 24 hours, over 680 ones have been admitted to the hospital, the Health Ministry’s spokeswoman announced.
News ID: 81308
Publish Date: 12June 2020 - 18:42

Coronavirus in Iran: Over 2,300 New Cases DetectedSpeaking at a press conference on Friday, Sima Sadat Lari said the total number of people tested positive for COVID-19 in Iran has risen to 182,545 following the detection of 2,369 new cases since Thursday.

Of the new cases detected since yesterday, 687 patients have been admitted to the hospital, she added.

At least 144,649 patients have recovered from the coronavirus infection so far and have been discharged from hospitals across Iran, the spokeswoman said.

She further put the death toll from COVID-19 in Iran at 8,659, saying the disease has taken the lives of 75 patients over the past 24 hours.

Among those undergoing treatment in medical centers at present, 2,739 coronavirus patients have critical health conditions because of more severe infection, Sadat Lari noted.

The spokeswoman also said nearly 1,197,000 coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far.

The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world is about to hit 7.6 million, and the death toll has exceeded 423,000.

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