Over 3,800 New Coronavirus Cases Detected in Iran
- October, 01, 2020 - 14:37
- Society/Culture news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – More than 3,800 new coronavirus cases have been detected in Iran during the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry’s spokeswoman said.
Speaking at a daily press conference on Thursday, Sima Sadat Lari said the total number of people tested positive for COVID-19 in Iran has risen to 461,044 following the detection of 3,825 new cases since Wednesday.
Of the new cases detected since yesterday, 1,925 patients have been admitted to the hospital, she added.
Among those undergoing treatment in medical centers at present, 4,121 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 26,380, saying the disease has taken the lives of 211 patients over the past 24 hours.
At least 383,368 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 4,043,000 coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far.
The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 34 million and the death toll has exceeded one million.