Daily Coronavirus Death Toll Drops: Iran Health Ministry

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – The number of patients who have died of the coronavirus infection in Iran over the past 24 hours stands at 179, the Health Ministry said. Speaking at a press conference on Saturday, Health Ministry Spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari put the death toll from COVID-19 in Iran at 26,746, saying the disease has taken the lives of 179 patients over the past 24 hours. She said the total number of people tested positive for COVID-19 in the country has risen to 468,119 following the detection of 3,523 new cases since yesterday