COVID-19 kills 144 more Iranians over past 24 hours
The health ministry spokeswoman said on Friday that with the 144 new deaths the country's total COVID-19 death toll mounted to 23,952.
Some 3,049 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, some 1,593 of whom have been hospitalized, Sadat Lari said.
She said that a total of 416,198 Iranians have been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 355,505 of whom have been recovered or discharged from the hospitals.
Some 3,869 other COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and are being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.
Sadat Lari added that 3,691,399 coronavirus tests have so far been carried ou t in Iran.