Iran reports 4,019 new Covid cases, tally at 483,844

People wearing face masks walk on a street in Rasht, Iran.

Tehran, (Asian independent) Iran on Wednesday reported 4,019 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the tally to 483,844.

The pandemic has so far taken 27,658 lives in Iran, said Sima Sadat Lari, spokeswoman for the Ministry of Health and Medical Education.

A total of 397,109 people have recovered from the disease and been discharged from hospitals, while 4,274 remain in intensive care units, according to media reports.

The spokeswoman added that 4,207,631 laboratory tests for the virus have so far been carried out in Iran.

Currently, the risk of infection is high in 26 out of 31 Iranian provinces, added the spokeswoman.

Iran announced its first case of Covid-19 on February 19.

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