COVID-19 kills 172 more people in Iran
IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency
Tehran, April 5, IRNA -- Some 172 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 63,332, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday.
Sima Sadat Lari said that with the 172 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 63,332.
Some 13,890 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 2,048 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.
Sadat Lari noted that 1,658,978 patients out of a total of 1,945,964 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.
Some 4,095 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.
She added that 13,183,709 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.
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