Official: COVID-19 kills 118 more in Iran

IRNA – Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Friday that some 118 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 22,044.

Sima Sadat Lari said that, with the 118 new victims, the country’s total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 22,044.

Some 2,026 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,073 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Lari noted that a total of 382,772 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 330,308 of whom have recovered and were discharged from hospital.

Some 3,695 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 3,331,073 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.