COVID-19 kills 291 more people in Iran
IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency
Tehran, April 13, IRNA -- Some 291 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 65,055, Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Tuesday.
Sima Sadat Lari said that with the 291 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 65,055.
Some 24,760 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, the highest daily cases recorded, 3,132 patients have been hospitalized, she added.
Sadat Lari noted that 1,729,293 patients out of a total of 2,118,212 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.
Some 4,481 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.
She added that 13,866,887 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.
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