04 May 2020 - 03:47
News ID: 450079
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Chief of the Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran:‎
Karim Hemmati said that Iran has the lowest number of deaths from the Coronavirus, also ‎known as COVID-19, in terms of population as compared to other countries.‎

RNA – Karim Hemmati, the Chief of the Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran, ‎said on May 2nd, that Iran has the lowest number of deaths from the Coronavirus, also ‎known as COVID-19, in terms of population as compared to other countries.‎

‎“In spite of the fact that Iran had the highest number of COVID-19 cases after China at the ‎beginning of outbreak of Coronavirus, Iran has currently enjoyed the lowest number of ‎deaths as compared to its population,” he stressed.‎

All countries, which faced the novel Coronavirus pandemic, had no plans to control it, he ‎said, adding, “Currently, the highest number of death toll in the world belongs to the United ‎States.”‎

He pointed to the sublime instructions of Leader of the Islamic Revolution for supporting ‎people who sustained economic damages as a result of outbreak of Coronavirus, and ‎added, “generous people rushed to help corona-hit people in order to diminish a part of ‎livelihood problem facing people in the country.”‎

The United States has also registered the highest fatality rate with 63,871 cases followed by ‎Italy with 27,967 and Spain with 24,543 deaths.‎

Iran also announced that some 94,640 patients have so far tested positive with the virus in ‎the country, of whom 75,103 have recovered and a total of 6,028 have lost their lives.‎

Mehr News Agency

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