COVID-19 kills 156 more Iranians over past 24 hours

IRNA – Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday that some 156 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours.

The health ministry spokeswoman said that with the 156 new deaths the country’s total COVID-19 death toll mounted to 23,313.

Some 2,619 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,382 of whom have been hospitalized, Sadat Lari said.

She said that a total of 404,648 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 348,013 of whom have been recovered or discharged from the hospitals.

Some 3,798 other COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and are being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.