Iran Health Ministry announces 1,837 new COVID-19 cases

TEHRAN, Apr. 11 (MNA) – Iran’s Health Ministry Spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said on Saturday that the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in Iran has risen to 4,357 with 70,029 confirmed cases.

1,837 more cases have tested positive with the virus in the past 24 hours, increasing the total number of infections in Iran to 70,029, said Jahanpour.

He added that 41,947 patients suffering from the novel coronavirus have recovered and been discharged from hospitals so far.

Unfortunately, 125 coronavirus patients lost their lives in the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to 4,357, he said.

Some 3,987 patients are in critical condition, said the Health Ministry spokesman.

According to a report by the Iranian Health Ministry, so far, 251,703 tests have been taken across the country to detect infected cases.

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