Daily COVID-19 death tolls fall below 300 after seven weeks: Health Ministry

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday that some 294 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 50,310.

Sima Sadat Lari said that with the 294 new victims, the country’s total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 50,310.

Some 11,561 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,333 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Sadat Lari noted that 730,798 patients out of a total of 1,040,547 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.

Some 5,809 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 6,387,019tests have so far been carried out in Iran.