COVID-19 kills 274 more people in Iran
IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency
Tehran, April 12, IRNA -- Some 274 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 64,764, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday.
Sima Sadat Lari said that with the 274 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 64,764.
Some 23,311 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, the highest daily cases recorded. 2,884 of patients have been hospitalized, she added.
Sadat Lari noted that 1,720,084 patients out of a total of 2,093,452 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.
Some 4,440 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.
She added that 13,770,167 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.
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