The Iranian Health Ministry spokesperson, Sima Lari, announced on Thursday that 8,495 new COVID-19 infections have been detected across the country.
“8,495 COVID-19 infections and 86 deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours” Lari said while adding that “This brings the total number of cases to 1,648,174.”
She went on to say that “86 COVID patients have lost their lives in the past 24 hours that bring the total death toll to 60,267.”
“3,738 individuals are experiencing critical conditions while 1,406,845 have already gained recovery,” she said while saying “so far 10,979,102 tests have been taken across the country to detect cases.”
According to the latest figures on Tuesday, 115,069,189 people have so far been infected with the novel coronavirus globally, with the deaths having reached 2,552,090 and recoveries amounting to 90,792,009.