Covid-19 kills 183 more Iranians over past 24 hours: Official

IRNA – Some 183 people in Iran have died as a result of the coronavirus disease over the past 24 hours bringing the total death toll to 13,791, Iranian Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Friday.

She added that 232,873 people out of a total of 269,440 infected with the deadly virus have recovered and discharged from hospitals.

The official underlined that 2,379 new infected cases have been detected since yesterday (Thursday).

The Iranian official went on to say that 3,509 cases are in critical condition.

The outbreak of dangerous coronavirus (COVID-19) has been affecting the world for a number of months requiring a collective campaign of the international community to thwart the threat posed to humanity by the pandemic.