1126 GMT April 05, 2020
According to the ministry spokesman, 127 more people died, bringing the fatalities to 1,812, and the cases leaped to 23,049 as 1,411 more tested positive.
Kianoush Jahanpour also said that 8,376 people have been so far recovered, adding the number has been growing on a daily basis.
Jahanpour noted that more than 36 million people have been screened for coronavirus under the National Mobilization Campaign Against Corona.
He put the average ages of Iranian coronavirus patients at 59 years and those who died of the disease across the country at 64 years.