TEHRAN, may 3 – RIA Novosti. At least 50 people died per day in Iran from the coronavirus, for the first time in nearly two months, said the official representative of the Ministry of health of Iran Kianoush Jahanpur.

“For the past day were able to identify 976 new cases of infection with coronavirus in the entire country. Based on these figures, the number of infected has increased to 97 424” – he said the TV channel IRINN.

According to the Minister, of this number have recovered 78 422 of the patient.

“the day he died 47 people for the first time in 55 days statistics show less than 50 victims. All in all, from the coronavirus died 6 203 infected”, he added.

the last time the Iranian authorities recorded less than fifty victims per day on 9 March, when 43 people died, and then began a sharp increase in the number of victims reaching to some point, up to a maximum of 157 deaths per day.

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