Over 3,500 Coronavirus Patients Recover in Iran: Health Official
- March, 13, 2020 - 17:04
- Society/Culture news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The spokesman for the Iranian Health Ministry said since the outbreak of the new coronavirus known as COVID-19 in the country, 3,529 patients have completely recovered from the infectious disease.
In remarks on Friday, Kianoush Jahanpour said that since yesterday noon, the total number of coronavirus cases in the country has increased by 1,289, reaching 11,364.
Over the past 24 hours, 85 patients have lost their live, the spokesman said, adding that the death toll from the new coronavirus epidemic in the country has risen to 514.
Fortunately, so far 3,529 patients infected with the COVID-19 have recovered and discharged from hospitals, he said.
Medical staffs in all 31 provinces of Iran have been working tirelessly over the past weeks to contain the novel coronavirus.
First detected in Wuhan city in central China in December, the virus has spread to more than 100 countries.
More than 126,000 have been infected globally, according to the WHO. Of those, over 68,000 have recovered.