New update revealed by the Iranian Health Ministry has they confirmed 8,603 Covid-19 infection cases and 61 deaths due to the deadly virus in the past 24 hours.
Sima Lari, the Health Ministry Spokesperson announced on Wednesday that the number of total coronavirus cases in the country has so far surge to 1,715,162 with the death toll standing at 60,928.
Lari added that 3,823 patients are in critical condition while over 1.46 million patients have recovered.
Overall tests in the country is over 11.46 million to detect infected cases, she added.
But the latest figures show that more than 118.2 million people have so far been infected with the novel coronavirus globally, with the deaths nearing 2.62 million and recoveries amounting to over 93.9 million.