Iran reports 132 new deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours
Iran has reported 132 new deaths from coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the number of deaths from the virus to 18,264, the Health Ministry Spokeswoman Sima Lari said in her daily press conference on Saturday.
After 2,125 more people tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the number of infections has risen to 324,692 in the country.
There are at least 4,148 people in intensive care units, Lari said, adding that, of those tested positive for the virus, 282,122 patients have recovered and been discharged from hospital.
So far, more than 2,637,575 tests have been taken across the country to detect infected cases, said the Health Ministry spokeswoman.
According to Worldometer, which is a reference website that provides counters and real-time statistics for diverse topics, the global death toll from coronavirus has surpassed 724,710 with 19,572,938 cases and more than 12,568,841 recoveries. (ILKHA)