Tehran (IP) - The Spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health, Sima Sadat Lari, announced in her presser on Tuesday that 788,473 people in the country have been infected with the coronavirus, and 570,774 of the total infected people have recovered.

Iran PressIran News: "According to definitive laboratory findings from yesterday to November 17, 2020, newly diagnosed patients with COVID-19 reached 13,352 cases out of whom 3,079 patients were hospitalized," Lari stated.

She added that in the past 24 hours, 482 COVID-19 patients had lost their lives, bringing the total death toll to 42,461, and 5,691 COVID-19 patients are in critical condition.

"So far, 5,586,141 COVID-19 diagnosis tests have been conducted across the country," the Health Ministry spokeswoman noted.

She pointed out that Provinces of Tehran, Isfahan, Qom, East Azarbaijan, South Khorasan, Semnan, Qazvin, Lorestan, Ardabil, Khuzestan, Kermanshah, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Gilan, Bushehr, Zanjan, Ilam, Khorasan Razavi, Mazandaran, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Alborz, West Azerbaijan, Markazi, Kerman, North Khorasan, Hamadan, Yazd, and Kordestan are regarded as red zones.

Hormozgan, Fars, Golestan, and Sistan and Baluchestan provinces are also regarded as orange and yellow zones. 


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