Iran's coronavirus death toll reaches 7 677

Iran's coronavirus death toll reaches 7 677
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Head of Iran's Health Ministry Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour said on Friday that 114,931 people out of a total of 146,668 infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) have survived and recovered whereas 7,677 have lost their lives, APA reports citing IRNA.

Since yesterday (Thursday) 2,819 new affected cases have been detected in the country, he pointed out.

Over the last 24 hours, 50 people passed away owing to the deadly virus, he further noted.

The Iranian official added that 2,547 cases are in critical conditions.

Iran has taken numerous steps to stop the spread of the disease, ranging from shutting down schools and universities to canceling cultural and religious gatherings. It is also constantly disinfecting and sanitizing public places.

Suleyman Farzaliyev

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