Iran Health Ministry confirms 2,115 new COVID-19 cases

TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (MNA) – According to the Iranian Health Ministry, 2,115 new COVID-19 infections have been confirmed in the country in the past 24 hours.

The Ministry’s spokesperson Sima Lari put the total number of infections in Iran at 369,911.

She added that 112 people have died of the virus since Thursday which brings the death toll to 21,249.

Lari also said that 318,270 individuals have recovered from the disease.

The spokesperson put the total number of tests taken across Iran at 3,161,894 and added that 3,811 cases are in critical condition.

More than 24.6 million cases have been detected worldwide with the deaths passing 836,000.

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