Coronavirus: Iran death toll tops 5,118 as infections surpass 82,000

A woman walks past the Imamzadeh Saleh shrine, amid fear of the coronavirus in Tehran. (File photo: Reuters)

Iran’s death toll from the new coronavirus has risen by 87 to 5,118, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said in a statement on state TV on Sunday.

The total number of infected cases in Iran, the Middle Eastern country hardest hit by the outbreak, has reached 82,211, he said.

Last Update: Sunday, 19 April 2020 KSA 13:20 - GMT 10:20