Coronavirus in Iran: Daily Death Toll Stands at 73
- February, 24, 2021 - 14:29
- Society/Culture news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The daily death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic in Iran was down to 73 on Wednesday.
Providing the latest statistics for the coronavirus infection, the Health Ministry’s spokeswoman said on Wednesday that the pandemic has claimed 73 lives over the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll in Iran to 59,736.
Sima Sadat Lari also noted that the total number of people tested positive for COVID-19 in the country has surpassed 1,598,800 after the detection of 8,270 new cases since yesterday.
More than 1,365,200 patients have recovered from the coronavirus infection so far or have been discharged from hospitals across Iran, Lari said.
Among those undergoing treatment at present, 3,705 are being kept in the Intensive Care Units of medical centers because of critical health conditions, she said.
She also noted that more than 10.6 million coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far.
The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 112 million and the death toll is close to 2.5 million.