Due to the pandemic coronavirus, Iranian authorities shared shocking statistics that represent the massive spread of the native COVID-19 virus.
The nation thus appears are the third-worst affected country in the world and topmost affected in the Middle East, with 1,284 virus-based deaths at the moment.
The health ministry spokesman, Kianush Jahanpur, stated on Twitter that based on the data they have received, a person dies every 10 minutes.
He further added that approximately 50 people are getting into effect after every hour due to the virus.
Because of the widespread of the virus, the death toll in the country has reached by 1,284 by claiming many lives. And 149 deaths are known to be reported for the last 24 hours. Iran based Medics are overwhelmed with the number of patients, with 18,407 infected so far.
The war against the contagious virus is becoming vulnerable by the extreme sanctions imposed by the US against Tehran, which Washington has refused to conclude or loosen it despite the international calls they received.
The coronavirus epidemic had also messed up the Nowruz celebrations, which is known as the Iranian New Year. It is known to take place on Friday.
The government has ordered the locals to remain indoors and prevent commuting to assist the controlling of the virus.