Coronavirus in Iran: Over 3,300 New Cases Detected

Coronavirus in Iran: Over 3,300 New Cases Detected

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Of more than 3,340 new coronavirus patients detected in Iran during the past 24 hours, nearly 1,500 ones have been admitted to the hospital, the Health Ministry’s spokeswoman said.

Speaking at a daily press conference on Monday, Sima Sadat Lari said the total number of people tested positive for COVID-19 in Iran has risen to 425,1481 following the detection of 3,341 new cases since Sunday.

Of the new cases detected since yesterday, 1,494 patients have been admitted to the hospital, she added.

Among those undergoing treatment in medical centers at present, 3,912 coronavirus patients have critical health conditions because of more severe infection, Lari noted.

She further put the death toll from COVID-19 in Iran at 24,478, saying the disease has taken the lives of 177 patients over the past 24 hours.

At least 361,523 patients have recovered from the coronavirus infection so far or have been discharged from hospitals across Iran, the spokeswoman said.

Lari also noted that more than 3,773,000 coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far.

The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 31.1 million and the death toll has exceeded 961,000.

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