Some 70 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 Sunday.
Lari said that another 70 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 57,959.
Elaborating on the latest situation of the coronavirus pandemic in Iran, Lari said that 6,268 new cases infected with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 469 of whom have been hospitalized.
She added that 1,417,999 Iranians have totally been confirmed infected, some 1,210,051 of whom have either recovered or been discharged from hospitals.
Lari further underlined that 3,932 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 103 million people across the world, from whom over 2,255,707 people have lost their lives.