Alireza Raisi, Iraninan deputy minister of health, on Tuesday, revealed that 77 people have died from the deadly Coronavirus, also known as Covid-19, in the country.
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Raisi said the number of infected persons has risen to 2,336, including 23 lawmakers, representing eight percent of the 290-seat parliament members.
He, however, noted that 435 others have recovered from the virus.
According to Islamic Republic News Agency, IRNA, the deputy health minister also said there are 835 new cases of Coronavirus infections, of which 11 people have died.
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Gilan, Qom and Tehran are at the top of the list with Coronavirus outbreak. Although the disease trend in Qom has been fixed, cases of infection in the three provinces are more than the other provinces.
Raisi said that from the early stages, more than 8,532 people have been hospitalised because the virus, out of which 5,737 people have been tested, and 2,336 people infected with the virus.
Globally, 91,318 people have been infected by Coronavirus. 3,131 have died due to disease, and 48,291 have recovered.