Coronavirus in Iran: 124 people die in the past 24 hours
123 people have died from coronavirus in the last 24 hours in Iran, bringing the total number of the deaths to 3,160, said Iran's Health Ministry Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour on Thursday.
With new 2875 confirmed case the number of people who tested positive for coronavirus has risen to 50,468 in the country.
“16,711 people have recovered and discharged from hospitals,” Jahanpour said.
Iran reported its first confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections on 19 February 2020 in Qom.
As of 29 March 2020, Iran has the fourth-highest number of COVID-19 deaths after Italy, China, and Spain, and the sixth-highest number of SARS-CoV-2 cases in the world.
The coronavirus outbreak, which was first identified in Wuhan, China, has until now infected 930,000 people, killing more than 42,000 worldwide.