TEHRAN (Basirat) : Iran’s Health Ministry spokesman said on Saturday that some 42,000 coronavirus positive cases in the country have fully recovered from the disease.
Speaking at a daily press conference on Saturday, Kianoosh Jahanpoor said the number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 infection has reached 41,947.
He also noted that the number of people tested positive for the coronavirus across the country has risen to 70,029 following the detection of 1,837 new cases since yesterday.
According to the spokesman, 125 coronavirus patients have died over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 4,357.
Among the coronavirus patients undergoing treatment in the hospital at present, 3,987 ones have critical health conditions because of more severe infection, he said.
He also noted that 251,703 coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far.
More than 1,710,000 people have been infected with COVID-19 globally, and the death toll has exceeded 103,000.