Jul 04, 2020 14:03 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Jul 05, 2020 14:38 Asia/Tehran]

Tehran (IP) - The Spokeswoman for the Ministry of Health said that so far, 237,878 people in the country have been infected with the coronavirus, and 198,949 of total infected have recovered.

Iran Press/Iran News: Sima Sadat Lari on Saturday about the latest data on the coronavirus said: "According to the definitive laboratory findings and from yesterday to July 04 in the country, 2,499 new patients with COVID-19 were diagnosed and the number of patients with the disease reached 237,878."

1,148 of the new patients were hospitalized, Lari said.

Fortunately, 198,949 patients have recovered and discharged so far, she said.

The Spokeswoman said: "Unfortunately, in the past 24 hours, 148 COVID-19 patients have lost their lives, bringing the total death toll to 11,408."

The official stated: "3,136 patients are in intensive care units."

"So far, around 1,769,520 COVID-19 diagnostic tests have been conducted in the country," the Health Ministry spokeswoman said.

According to the spokeswoman, the provinces of Khuzestan, East and West Azerbaijan, Kurdistan, Kermanshah, Hormozgan, Bushehr, Khorasan Razavi, and Ilam are in a critical situation (Red Status).

The provinces of Tehran, Fars, Isfahan, Mazandaran, Hamadan, Zanjan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Alborz, and Lorestan are on alert.

The total number of people who have been infected with COVID-19 in the world has exceeded 11 million, 60% of which were infected in the past month, according to the World Health Organization.


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