Jun 11, 2021 13:40 UTC
  • Over 2.62 million recovered from COVID-19 in Iran

More than 2,624,000 coronavirus positive cases have recovered from the infectious disease in Iran, the Health Ministry said.

According to Tasnim News Agency, providing the latest statistics on the coronavirus infection, the Health Ministry’s Spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Friday that the total number of people tested positive for COVID-19 in the country has surpassed 3,013,000 after the detection of 9,966 new cases since yesterday.

She said the pandemic has claimed 124 lives over the past 24 hours, while the overall coronavirus death toll in Iran stands at 81,796.

More than 2,624,800 patients have recovered from the coronavirus infection so far or have been discharged from hospitals across Iran, Lari added.

Among those undergoing treatment at present, 3,494 are being kept in the Intensive Care Units of medical centers because of critical health conditions, she said.

The spokeswoman also said more than 21.31 million coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far and over 4.29 million people have received the first dose of coronavirus vaccine.

The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 175 million and the death toll has exceeded 3.77 million.