Iran COVID-19 update: 8,011cases, 89 deaths in 24 hours

TEHRAN, Feb. 16 (MNA) – The Iranian Health Ministry has confirmed 8,011 COVID-19 infections and 89 deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours.

Iran’s Health Ministry Spokesperson Sima Lari made the announcement on Tuesday, saying that the number of total coronavirus cases in the country has so far reached 1,534,034 with the death toll standing at 59,117.

According to Lari, 3,696 patients are in critical condition while close to 1,310,821 million patients have recovered.

So far, over 10 million tests have been taken across the country to detect infected cases, she added.

According to the latest figures, more than 109 million people have so far been infected with the novel coronavirus globally, with the deaths passing 2.4 million and recoveries amounting to more than 81 million.

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