Iran reports 13,843 daily confirmed cases of COVID-19
After 13,843 more people tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the number of infections has risen to 2,162,503 in Iran, the Health Ministry Spokeswoman Sima Lari said in her daily press conference on Wednesday.
469 more people have died from coronavirus over the past 24 hours in the country, bringing the number of deaths from the virus to 46,207.
There are at least 5,832 people in intensive care units, Lari said, adding that, of those tested positive for the virus, more than 541,566 patients have recovered and been discharged from hospital.
So far, more than 5,913,229 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 1,417,700 with 60,233,598 cases and more than 41,678,025 recoveries.