Dec 04, 2020 17:31 UTC
  • Iran witnessing declining trend in COVID-19 deaths, infections

Iran on Friday recorded 347 coronavirus deaths, showing a declining trend compared to the previous day, the country’s Health Ministry announced.

According to Tasnim News Agency, the Health Ministry’s Spokeswoman  Sima Sadat Lari, put the death toll from the coronavirus in Iran at 49,695, saying the disease has taken the lives of 347 patients over the past 24 hours.

She said the number of people tested positive for COVID-19 infection in Iran has risen to 116,835 following the detection of 13,341 new cases since Thursday noon.

The spokeswoman added that more than 708,106 coronavirus patients have recovered from the disease and left hospitals.

The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 65.6 million and the death toll has exceeded 1,500,000.