Apr 22, 2020, 3:00 PM
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Official: COVID-19 kills 94 more in Iran

Tehran, April 22, IRNA - Head of Iran's Health Ministry's Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour said on Wednesday that 63,113 people out of a total of 85,996 infected with the coronavirus have survived while 5,391 have unfortunately succumbed to death.

Jahanpour said that 1,194 new affected cases have been detected since yesterday.

Over the last 24 hours, 94 people died due to the deadly virus, he added.

The Iranian official noted that 3,311 cases are in critical condition.

He went on to say that 377,396 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.

Iran has taken numerous steps to stop the spread of the disease, from shutting down schools and universities to canceling cultural and religious gatherings. It is also constantly disinfecting and sanitizing public places.

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