Iran records 8,042 daily confirmed cases of COVID-19
Iran has reported 67 new deaths from coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the number of deaths from the virus to 59,184, the Health Ministry Spokeswoman Sima Lari said in her daily press conference on Wednesday.
After 8,042 more people tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the number of infections has risen to 1,542,076 in the country.
There are at least 3,684 people in intensive care units, Lari said, adding that, of those tested positive for the virus, more than 1,317,612 patients have been discharged from hospital after being cured.
So far, more than 10,218,318 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 2,431,617 with 110,115,976 cases and more than 84,937,070 recoveries.