Iran COVID-19 update: 89 deaths, 7,530 cases in 24 hours

TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (MNA) – The Iranian Health Ministry has confirmed 7,530 COVID-19 infections and 89 deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours.

Health Ministry Spokesperson Sima Lari made the announcement on Thursday, saying that the number of total coronavirus cases in the country has so far reached 1,778,645 with the death toll standing at 61,581.

According to Lari, 3,866 patients are in critical condition while 1,521,377 patients have recovered.

So far close to 12 million tests have been taken across the country to detect infected cases, she added.

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