Iran reports 179 new deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours
Iran has reported 179 new deaths from coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the number of deaths from the virus to 13,211, the Health Ministry Spokeswoman Sima Lari said in her daily press conference on Tuesday.
After 2,521 more people tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the number of infections has risen to 222,539 in the country.
There are at least 3,389 people in intensive care units, Lari said, adding that, of those tested positive for the virus, 225,270 patients have recovered and been discharged from hospital.
So far, more than 2,023,079 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 576,249 with 13,265,782 cases and more than, 7,731,493 recoveries. (ILKHA)