Coronavirus Daily Deaths in Iran Remain Below 100
- January, 14, 2021 - 14:32
- Society/Culture news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The daily death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic in Iran stood at 81, marking a two-digit rate for the second week.
Providing the latest statistics for the coronavirus infection, the Health Ministry’s spokeswoman said on Thursday that the pandemic has claimed 81 lives over the past 24 hours, one of the lowest fatalities in the past seven months.
The overall coronavirus death toll in Iran stands at 56,538, Sima Sadat Lari added.
The spokeswoman also noted that the total number of people tested positive for COVID-19 in the country has surpassed 1,311,000 after the detection of 6,471 new cases since yesterday.
More than 1,101,000 patients have recovered from the coronavirus infection so far or have been discharged from hospitals across Iran, Lari said.
Among those undergoing treatment at present, 4,437 are being kept in the Intensive Care Units of medical centers because of critical health conditions, she said.
She also noted that more than 8.37 million coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far.
The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 92.8 million and the death toll has exceeded 1.98 million.