Iran coronavirus update: 41,495 infections, 2,757 deaths

TEHRAN, Mar. 30 (MNA) – Iran’s Health Ministry Spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said on Monday that the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak, officially known as COVID-19, in Iran has risen to 2,757 with 41,495 confirmed cases.

3,186 more cases have tested positive with the virus in the past 24 hours, increasing the total number of infections in Iran to 41,495, said Jahanpour.

He added that 13,911 patients suffering from the novel coronavirus have recovered and been discharged from hospitals so far.

Unfortunately, 117 coronavirus patients lost their lives in the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 2,757, he said.

Some 3,511 patients are in critical condition, said the Health Ministry spokesman.

According to a report by the Iranian Health Ministry on Monday, capital Tehran reported the highest number of infections as compared with other provinces in the country.

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