Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday that 211 more Iranians have lost their lives due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 26,380.
Some 3,825 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,925 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.
Sadat Lari said that with the 211 new victims, the country’s total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 26,380.
She pointed out that 383,368 patients out of a total of 461,044 infected with the coronavirus have recovered or been discharged from hospitals.
Some 4,121 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the Health Ministry spokeswoman said.
She added that 4,043,130 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.