Iran's COVID-19 death toll surpasses 26 thousand

# 16:53
30 September 2020

Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday that some 183 more Iranians have died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 26,169, APA reports citing IRNA.

Sima Sadat Lari said that, with the 183 new victims, the country's total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 26,169.

Some 3,582 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,567 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.

Sadat Lari noted that 380,956 patients out of a total of 457,219 infected with the coronavirus have recovered or discharged from hospitals.

Some 4,093 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.

She added that 4,014,821 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.