Corona Iran Case Increases, 54 Deaths

Maret 02, 2020
The Iranian Ministry of Health  said the number of positive cases of the corona virus  (Covid-19) increased by 385 cases and the death toll increased by 11 people on Sunday (1/3). Thus, the number of positive cases penetrated 978 cases with 54 fatalities.

"Eleven people have lost their lives," Iranian Ministry of Health spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour was quoted as saying by AFP .

Corona Iran Case Increases, 54 Deaths
Corona Iran Case Increases, 54 Deaths

The percentage of death rates due to corona virus became 5.52 percent. Decreased from 7.25 percent from 593 cases with 43 fatalities.

Although declining, the percentage of death rates due to corona virus in Iran is still higher than other countries. In fact, it is higher than China, where the corona virus was first seen in.

Based on data from the spread of the corona virus from Johns Hopkins CSSE, citing AFP , the number of positive cases of corona virus in China was 79,826 cases. 2,870 people died.

That is, the death rate in China is only 3.59 percent. The death rate in Iran is also higher than South Korea, Italy, and Japan which also has a case record and quite a lot of fatalities.

The South Korean death rate is around 0.48 percent with 3,526 cases and 17 deaths. While the death rate in Italy is 2.57 percent with 1,128 cases and 29 deaths.

While the death rate in Japan is 2.07 percent with 241 cases and five deaths. Previously, Iran was reported to be the country that caused the corona virus positive cases in several countries around it, such as Iraq, Azerbaijan, to Lebanon.

Corona virus is increasingly endemic in a number of countries. Cases and fatalities continue to increase. So far, more than 2,900 people in various countries have died from the virus.

A number of cross-country events were also canceled. For example, the ASEAN Summit in the United States, and the International Tourismus-Börse (ITB) Berlin, Germany. A number of international artists also canceled the tour schedule.

Not only that, the schedule of sports matches was disrupted. Even the 2020 Olympics in Japan threatened to be canceled because the corona virus cases are increasing every day.

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