Tehran (IP) - The spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday that 989,572 people in the country have been infected with the coronavirus, and 678,054 of the total infected people recovered.

Iran Press/Iran news: "According to definitive laboratory findings from yesterday to December 02, 2020, newly diagnosed patients with COVID-19 reached 13,621 cases out of whom 2,246 patients were hospitalized," the Spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health Sima Sadat Lari stated.

She added that in the past 24 hours, 362 COVID-19 patients had lost their lives, bringing the total death toll to 48,990.

5,828 COVID-19 patients are in critical condition.

So far, 6,212,694 COVID-19 diagnosis tests have been conducted across the country, the Health Ministry spokeswoman noted.

Currently, 64 cities are in the red zone, 278 are in the orange zone, and 106 are in the yellow zone.


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