On her daily briefing Health Ministry Spokesperson, Sima Lari announced 13,411 new cases have been confirmed in the past 24 hours and the country’s total infections reached to 1,016,835.
She affirmed the new covid-19 infection toll saying that the results are based on over 6.2 million tests carried out across the country.
Lari said that 5,824 patients are in critical condition and of those infected, 678,054 have gained recovery.
Elsewhere in her remarks she said the number of fatalities during the past 24 hours is 347, which means the total death toll is standing at 49,695.
According to the latest figures on Friday, 65,626,723 people have so far been infected with the novel coronavirus globally, with the deaths passed 1,513,866 and recoveries amounting to 45,462,244.