Tehran (IP) - Spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education announced that the COVID-19 death toll in Iran has decreased to 83 over the past 24 hours.

Iran Press/Iran news: Sima Sadat Lari said that another 83 people have lost their lives due to the deadly virus during the past 24 hours in Iran and with this number, the total death toll reached 56,621on Friday.

Elaborating on the latest situation of the coronavirus pandemic in Iran, Lari said that 6,485 new cases infected by the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 631 of whom have been hospitalized.

She added that 1,318, 295 Iranians have totally been confirmed infected, some 1,107,011 of whom have either recovered or been discharged from hospitals.

Lari further underlined that 4,415 COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and under treatment in intensive care units of the hospitals.

So far, 8,422, 554 COVID-19 diagnosis tests have been conducted across the country, the Health Ministry spokeswoman pointed out.

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