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Iran is approaching 150,000 victims and has exceeded 7,700 deaths

May 30, 2020

The Iranian Ministry of Health has confirmed another 2,200 new cases of coronavirus infection and 57 other deaths this Saturday, representing a total of 7,734 deaths in the Islamic Republic since the pandemic was declared.

Health spokesman Kianush Jahanpur in particular has reported 2,282 new cases in the country since Friday, affecting a total of 148,950.

Iran is approaching 150,000 victims and has exceeded 7,700 deaths
Iran is approaching 150,000 victims and has exceeded 7,700 deaths

Jahanpur has also confirmed that a total of 116,827 people have recovered from the disease, but 2,533 of those admitted are in critical condition, according to the official Iranian news agency IRNA.

Iran, the most pandemic-stricken country in the Middle East, began lifting restrictions to curb the outbreak in late April when it managed to reduce the number of daily infections to less than a thousand. However, there has been a recovery in recent weeks.

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