The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a pandemic over a new coronavirus, which causes an illness known as COVID-19 that has spread to at least 170 countries and territories.
The disease has killed more than 27,000 people and infected nearly 600,000 according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
The situation over coronavirus pandemic is scary in Iran. The death toll from COVID-19 increases sharply in Iran as the virus continues to spread among the population.
The number of people infected with the new type of coronavirus in Iran was 3,076 in a day. The total number of coronavirus cases exceeded 35 thousand in the country, Report says, citing the TASS.
According to the Head of the Department of Public Relations of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education of the Republic Kiyanush Jahanpur , since yesterday, 3,076 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in the country. The total number of cases is 35,408.
He said that 139 people died from COVID-19 in a day. Thus the total number of fatalities to date is 2,517."
On December 31, 2019, Chinese authorities announced an outbreak of pneumonia in the city of Wuhan. The causative agent of the disease is a new type of coronavirus, which has the official name COVID-2019.
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a pandemic of a new type of coronavirus in the world.