Tehran, May 12: Iran's tally of Covid-19 cases reached 09,286 as 16,683 new cases were registered in the past 24 hours, the Iranian Health Ministry on Monday.
Sputnik quoted the ministry's spokesperson Kianush Jahanpur confirming that 45 more patients succumbed to the ailment in the past 24 hours taking the death toll to 6,685. On a positive note, he said that till Monday 87,422 patients have recovered from the highly contagious disease. Jahanpur added that 2,703 patients are still in critical condition and are receiving treatment. He noted that till now, 601,324, coronavirus tests have been conducted in the country. (UNI)