Iran exceeds 42,000 Covid-19 deaths
Tehran, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Iran reported a total of 42,941 deaths and 801,894 cases from Covid-19, according to the summary issued this Wednesday by Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Lari.
Lari warned on a rise in cases this week with 13,352 new infections and 482 new deaths from the disease.
The spokeswoman's report shows that some 5,691 patients are in a critical health condition and 576,983 people were recovered from the virus.
Iran is fighting on a double front against the Covid-19 pandemic, while aside from its efforts to curb the spread, it also faces punitive US measures as a result of which there are difficulties in purchasing medicines and supplies.
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