Over 104,000 Coronavirus Patients Recover in Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The number of coronavirus positive cases who have recovered from the infectious disease in Iran has surpassed 104,000, the Health Ministry’s spokesman said Saturday.
Speaking at a daily press conference, Kianoosh Jahanpoor put the death toll from the coronavirus in Iran at 7,359, saying the disease has taken the lives of 59 patients over the past 24 hours.
He also noted that at least 104,072 patients have recovered from the coronavirus infection so far and have been discharged from hospitals across the country.
The number of people tested positive for COVID-19 infection in Iran has risen to 133,521 following the detection of 1,869 new cases since Friday noon, the spokesman added.
Among those undergoing treatment in medical centers at present, 2,633 patients have critical health conditions because of more severe infection, Jahanpoor noted.
The spokesman said the situation in the southwestern province of Khuzestan is still critical.
He went on to say that more than 781,000 coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far.
The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 5,306,000 and the death toll has exceeded 340,000.