News ID: 271325
Published: 0255 GMT July 10, 2020

Ministry: Confirmed coronavirus cases top 252,000

Ministry: Confirmed coronavirus cases top 252,000

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman on Friday said the confirmed coronavirus cases in the country rose to 252,720, reporting 142 new deaths in the past 24 hours, which brought the total number of fatalities to 12,447.

During her daily briefing, Sima Sadat Lari said out of 2,262 new cases in the past 24 hours, 1,455 were hospitalized, IRNA reported.

The spokeswoman also said 215,015 patients have recovered from the disease so far and been discharged from hospitals and 3,319 remain in critical condition.

According to Lari, Khuzestan, East Azarbaijan, West Azarbaijan, Kermanshah, Hormuzgan, Bushehr, Kurdestan, Khorasan Razavi, and Ilam provinces are still considered as red zones as in previous days.

Tehran, Isfahan, Mazandaran, Golestan, Alborz, Kerman, Yazd, Sistan and Baluchestan, Hamadan, and Ardebil provinces are also in dangerous conditions, she added, urging people to seriously avoid any unnecessary trip, especially to Khorasan Razavi and Mazandaran provinces.

She urged people not to take part in ceremonies like weddings or funerals.



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