Iran Reports 2,548 New COVID-19 Cases, 306,752 In Total

TEHRAN, Aug 2 (NNN-IRNA) – The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Iran rose to 306,752, after 2,548 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours, state TV reported.

In her daily briefing, Sima Sadat Lari, spokeswoman for Iran’s Ministry of Health and Medical Education, said, out of the new cases, 1,067 have been hospitalised.

The pandemic has so far claimed the lives of 16,982 Iranians, up by 216 in the past 24 hours, she said.

So far, 265,830 infected have recovered and been discharged from hospitals while 4,011 remain in critical condition.

Currently, 15 out of 31 Iranian provinces are at high risk or in alert situation, she said.– NNN-IRNA