In the last 24 hours, 157 people have died after contracting COVID-19. This brings the total number of deaths in the country to 2,234. Health ministry spokesperson Kianoush Jahanpour has also confirmed a significant rise in those reported to have contracted the deadly disease.
In just one day, 2,389 people have been diagnosed with the coronavirus.
This brings the total number of cases in the country to 29,406.
Iran is one of the most affected countries outside of China.
This is a breaking news story. More to follow…
Published at Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:03:00 +0000