Iran daily COVID infections hit new record high

TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – According to the Iranian Health Ministry, 22,568 new COVID-19 infections have been detected across the country in the past 24 hours.

Sima Lari, the spokeswoman of the ministry, announced the new record figure, adding that 2,493 of those newly-detected patients have been hospitalized.

The total number of COVID cases in the country is standing at 2,006,093, she added.

The outbreak has claimed the lives of 185 people since Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 63,884.

More than 1.6 million patients have recovered while some 4,221 others are experiencing critical conditions, she added.


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