Some 251 Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 52,447, Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday.
Sima Sadat Lari said that, with the 251 new victims, the country’s total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 52,447.
Some 7,501 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,322 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.
Sadat Lari noted that a total of 1,115,770 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, 823,231 of whom have recovered or discharged from hospital.
Some 5,711 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.
She added that 6,750,359 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.