Some 69 deaths caused by COVID-19 in Iran

Some 69 deaths were caused by COVID-19 in Iran over the past 24 hours, spokeswoman for Iran’s Ministry of Health and Medical Education Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday.

Lari said that another 69 people have lost their lives due to the deadly virus during the past 24 hours in Iran.

According to her report, the number of the total death toll reached 57,294.

Elaborating on the latest situation of the coronavirus pandemic in Iran, Lari said that  6,207 new cases infected with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some  495 of whom have been hospitalized.

She added that 1,367,032 Iranians have totally been confirmed infected, some 1,158,475 of whom have either recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

Lari further underlined that 4,106  COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and under treatment in intensive care units of the hospitals.

Since its outbreak, the COVID-19 pandemic has infected more than 94 million people across the world, from whom over 2,117,000 people have lost their lives.