Iran records 5,917 daily confirmed cases of COVID-19
Iran has reported 87 new deaths from coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the number of deaths from the virus to 56,973, the Health Ministry Spokeswoman Sima Lari said in her daily press conference on Tuesday.
After 5,917 more people tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the number of infections has risen to 1,342,134 in the country.
There are at least 4,272 people in intensive care units, Lari said, adding that, of those tested positive for the virus, more than 1,131,883 patients have been discharged from hospital after being cured.
So far, more than 8,634,553 tests have been taken across the country to detect infected cases, said the Health Ministry spokeswoman.
According to Worldometer, which is a reference website that provides counters and real-time statistics for diverse topics, the global death toll from coronavirus has surpassed 2,051,733 with 96,094,633 cases and more than 68,766,010 recoveries.