COVID-19 kills 163 more Iranians over past 24 hours

IRNA – Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday that some 163 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 18,427.

Sadat Lari said on Sunday that with the 163 new victims, the country’s total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 18,427.

Some 2,020 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 961 of whom were hospitalized, she added.

Sadat Lari noted that a total of 326,712 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 284,371 of whom have recovered or discharged from the hospitals.

Some 4,022 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

Sadat Lari added that 2,686,498 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.