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Iran’s coronavirus fatalities reach 6,541

According to the Health Ministry, 1,556 people tested positive for the disease over the past 24 hours.
08.05.2020 - 13:06

The death toll in Iran from the coronavirus rose to 6,541, as 55 new deaths were reported over the last 24 hours, state media reported on Friday.


A further of 1,556 more people tested positive for coronavirus over the past day, bringing the total number of cases to 104,691, Iran's state broadcaster reported, citing a statement from the Health Ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour.

Jahanpour said 83,837 people have recovered so far and been discharged from hospitals, while 2,711 others are in critical condition.

Nearly 558,900 tests have been conducted so far in the country, he added.