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Over 204,000 Coronavirus Patients Recover in Iran

06 Jul 2020, 21:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The number of coronavirus positive cases who have recovered from the infectious disease in Iran has surpassed 204,000, the Health Ministry's spokeswoman said.

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Speaking at a daily press conference on Monday, Sima Sadat Lari put the death toll from the coronavirus in Iran at 11,731, saying the disease has taken the lives of 160 patients over the past 24 hours.

She also noted that at least 204,083 patients have recovered from the coronavirus infection so far or have been discharged from hospitals across the country.

The number of people tested positive for COVID-19 infection in Iran has risen to 243,051 following the detection of 2,613 new cases since Sunday noon, the spokeswoman added.

Among those undergoing treatment in medical centers at present, 3,201 patients have critical health conditions, Lari noted.

She went on to say that more than 1,820,000 coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far.

The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 11.5 million and the death toll has exceeded 537,000.

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