COVID-19 kills 232 more Iranians over past 24 hours

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Friday that some 232 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours.

The health ministry spokeswoman said that with the 232 new deaths the country’s total COVID-19 death toll mounted to 51،727.

Some 9,549 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 5,760 of whom have been hospitalized, Sadat Lari said.

She said that a total of 1،092,407 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 787,853 of whom have been recovered or discharged from the hospitals.

Some 1,408 COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and are being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.