Coronavirus: Iran’s death toll reaches 5,279, total cases now 84,802

A member of emergency medical staff sits in an ambulance while transferring a patient with coronavirus disease to Masih Daneshvari Hospital, in Tehran, Iran on March 30, 2020. (Reuters)

Iran’s death toll from the COVID-19 respiratory disease reached 5,297 on Tuesday, as it claimed 88 lives in the past 24 hours, a health ministry official said.

The total number of infections reached 84,802, he said.

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Last Update: Tuesday, 21 April 2020 KSA 16:54 - GMT 13:54