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Iran confirms the highest number of daily coronavirus deaths in the past two months

June 14, 2020

The Iranian government confirmed 107 deaths in the past 24 hours from the coronavirus pandemic, the highest daily death toll since the restrictions began to be eased on April 13, this Sunday.

In addition, 2,472 new cases of infection were registered – 864 of these were hospitalized – which increased the total number of people affected to 187,427. A total of 8,837 people have died in the country since the epidemic was declared, Ministry of Health spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Sunday.

According to the balance sheet collected by the official IRNA news agency, 2,781 patients are in critical condition, while 148,674 have recovered from the disease.

Iran confirms the highest number of daily coronavirus deaths in the past two monthsIran confirms the highest number of daily coronavirus deaths in the past two months

The country’s president, Hasán Rohani, who realized two weeks ago that “there was no choice” but to reopen the economy, has continued to defend on Saturday that the decision has certain benefits, despite asking the population Solidarity efforts to wait for a vaccine.