Coronavirus in Iran: Some 2,000 New Cases Detected

Speaking at a daily press conference on Sunday, Sima Sadat Lari said the total number of people tested positive for COVID-19 in Iran has risen to 386,658 following the detection of 1,992 new cases over the past 24 hours.

Of the new cases detected since yesterday, 905 patients have been admitted to the hospital, she added.

Among those undergoing treatment in medical centers at present, 3,722 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 22,293, saying the disease has taken the lives of 139 patients over the past 24 hours.

Nearly 2,000 new coronavirus patients have been detected in Iran during the past 24 hours, almost half of whom have been admitted to the hospital, the Health Ministry’s spokeswoman said.


At least 333,900 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 3,380,000 coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far.

The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 27 million and the death toll has exceeded 884,000.

Reference : tasnimnews