Over 353,000 Patients Recover from COVID-19 in Iran
- September, 17, 2020 - 14:45
- Society/Culture news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – More than 353,000 coronavirus positive cases have recovered from the infectious disease in Iran, the Health Ministry said.
Speaking at a daily press conference on Thursday, Sima Sadat Lari put the death toll from the novel coronavirus in Iran at 23,808, saying the disease has taken the lives of 176 patients over the past 24 hours.
She also noted that at least 353,848 patients have recovered from the coronavirus infection so far or have been discharged from hospitals across the country.
The number of people tested positive for COVID-19 infection in Iran has risen to 413,149 following the detection of 2,815 new cases since Wednesday noon, the spokeswoman added.
Among those undergoing treatment in medical centers at present, 3,848 patients have critical health conditions because of more severe infection, Lari noted.
She went on to say that more than 3,667,000 coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far.
The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 30 million and the death toll has exceeded 945,000.