Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Monday that some 440 more Iranians have died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours bringing the total deaths to 35,738, APA reports citing IRNA.
Sima Sadat Lari said that, with the 440 new victims, the country’s total COVID-19 deaths mounted to 35,738.
Some 8,289 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 3,023 of whom have been hospitalized, she added.
Lari noted that a total of 628,780 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 491,247 of whom have recovered and were discharged from hospital.
Some 5,315 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.
She added that 5,001,422 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.