Iran update: COVID-19 claims 176 lives in 24 hours

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) – According to the Iranian Health Ministry, the novel coronavirus disease has claimed 176 lives across the country in the past 24 hours.

According to the Ministry’s spokesperson Sima Lari, the total death toll of the disease has hit 23,808 in the country as of Wednesday noon. 

She also said that 2,815 new infections have been confirmed since Wednesday which puts the total number of confirmed cases at 413,149.

Lari added that 353,848 COVID-19 patients have gained recovery while 3,848 others are in critical condition.

She also put the total number of tests taken across the country to detect the disease at 3,667,551.

Most of the provinces of the country are either ‘red’ or ‘alarming’ state regarding the spread of the pandemic, according to the spokesperson.

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