May 9, 2020, 2:54 PM
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Official: 48 more Iranians die from COVID-19

Tehran, May 9, IRNA – The head of Iran's Health Ministry's Public Relations Office said on Saturday that 48 people lost their lives to COVID-19 making the total death toll of Iran to the virus 6,589 people.

Kianoush Jahanpour said that 1,529 new affected cases have been detected since Friday.

Jahanpour noted that 2,696 cases are in critical condition.

He also said 86,064 people out of a total of 106,220 infected with the coronavirus have survived and recovered.

Jahanpour added that 573,220 coronavirus diagnostic tests have so far been carried out in Iran.

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