Iran recorded on Friday 14,051 new coronavirus infections with 406 related fatalities, Health Ministry in the Islamic Republic.
Speaking at a daily press conference on Friday, Sima Sadat Lari put the death toll from the novel coronavirus in Iran at 47,095, saying the disease has taken the lives of 406 patients over the past 24 hours.
The number of people tested positive for COVID-19 infection in Iran has risen to 922,397 following the detection of 14,051 new cases since Thursday noon, the spokeswoman added.
She also noted that at least 640,065 patients have recovered from the coronavirus infection so far or have been discharged from hospitals across the country, Iranian media reported.
Among those undergoing treatment in medical centers at present, 5,860 patients have critical health conditions because of more severe infection, Lari noted.
She went on to say that more than 5,995,000 coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far.
The number of people infected with COVID-19 across the world has surpassed 61 million and the death toll has exceeded 1.43 million.
Source: Iranian media