Iran’s coronavirus death toll rises to 58,189
Iran has reported 79 new deaths from coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the number of deaths from the virus to 58,189, the Health Ministry Spokeswoman Sima Lari said in her daily press conference on Wednesday.
After 6,870 more people tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the number of infections has risen to 1,438,286 in the country.
There are at least 3,838 people in intensive care units, Lari said, adding that, of those tested positive for the virus, more than 1,229,391 patients have been discharged from hospital after being cured.
So far, more than 9,449,658 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 2,264,877 with 104,480,575 cases and more than 76,360,610 recoveries.