The Iranian Health Ministry spokesperson, Sima Lari, announced on Wednesday that 20,954 new COVID-19 infections have been detected across the country in the past 24 hours.
“20,954 COVID-19 infections and 161 deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours” Lari said while adding that “This brings the total number of cases to more than 1,984,348.”
“Of the new cases detected over the past 24 hours, 2,319 patients have been admitted to the hospital,” she added.
She went on to say that “193 COVID patients have lost their lives in the past 24 hours that bring the total death toll to 63,699.”
“4,177 individuals are experiencing critical conditions while 1,675,000 have already gained recovery,” she said while saying “so far more than 13.33 million tests have been taken across the country to detect cases.”
According to the latest figures, more than 133,198,847 people have so far been infected with the novel coronavirus globally, with the deaths standing at 2,889,777 and recoveries amounting to 107,402,332.