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The death toll from COVID-19 infection in Iran is about to hit 57,000, while more than 1.13 million patients have recovered across the country.
Axar.az reports citing foreign media that speaking at a daily press conference on Tuesday, Health Ministry Spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari put the death toll from the novel coronavirus in Iran at 56,973, saying the disease has taken the lives of 87 patients over the past 24 hours.
She also noted that at least 1,131,883 patients have recovered from the coronavirus infection so far or have been discharged from hospitals across the country.
The number of people tested positive for COVID-19 infection in Iran has surpassed 1,342,000 following the detection of 5,917 new cases since Monday noon, the spokeswoman added.
2021.01.19 / 18:56