Tehran (IP) - The spokeswoman for Iran's ministry of health announced on Thursday that 1,003,494 people in the country have been infected with the coronavirus, and 699,315 of the total infected people recovered.

Iran Press/Iran news: "According to definitive laboratory findings from yesterday to December 03, 2020, newly diagnosed patients with COVID-19 reached 13,922 cases out of whom 1,921 patients were hospitalized," the Spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health Sima Sadat Lari stated.

She added that in the past 24 hours, 358 COVID-19 patients had lost their lives, bringing the total death toll to 49,348.

5,824 COVID-19 patients are in critical condition.

So far, 6,256,715 COVID-19 diagnosis tests have been conducted across the country, the health ministry spokeswoman noted.

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


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