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Average Mortality Rate of COVID-19 in Iran

Version 1 : Received: 7 May 2020 / Approved: 9 May 2020 / Online: 9 May 2020 (10:08:24 CEST)

How to cite: Baber, S. Average Mortality Rate of COVID-19 in Iran. Preprints 2020, 2020050161 Baber, S. Average Mortality Rate of COVID-19 in Iran. Preprints 2020, 2020050161

Abstract

Background:Corona virus disease was first reported in Wuhan City, Hubei province, China. Soon the corona virus disease has spread to many countries. World health organization has described the situation as Pandemic. By 12 March 2020, corona virus disease has affected 125 countries around the world. Corona virus was first confirmed in Iran on 19 February 2020.Objective: The aim of writing this small article is to determine the mortality rate of corona virus disease in different cities of Iran. This article will give readers an idea of different ways to control spread of corona virus disease in Iran.Methods: Author has collected the data of daily confirmed cases from different diagnostic centers and hospitals across the country from 19 February 2020 to 1 April 2020.Results: Mortality rate of corona virus disease is roughly 4%.Conclusions:Mortality rate could rise if COVID 19 infection is not controlled.

Subject Areas

COVID 19; mortality; Iran; pandemic

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