Iran confirms 26 people dead, 245 infected with coronavirus: Fars

Iranian family wear protective masks to prevent contracting a coronavirus, as they stand at Grand Bazaar in Tehran, Iran. (Reuters)

The number of people infected with coronavirus in Iran has risen to 245 and the death toll to 26, according to Iran’s health ministry, the semi-official Fars news agency reported Thursday.

Iranian officials on Wednesday reported a total of 139 cases

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:02 - GMT 07:02