Coronavirus: Iran’s death toll reaches 5,391 out of 85,996 total cases

A woman wearing a protective face mask and gloves walks past the Imamzadeh Saleh shrine, amid fear of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tehran, Iran April 2, 2020. (Reuters)

The death toll from the outbreak of the new coronavirus in Iran rose by 94 in the past 24 hours to 5,391, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said in astatement on state TV on Wednesday.

The Islamic Republic has 85,996 diagnosed cases, Jahanpur said.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 22 April 2020 KSA 14:20 - GMT 11:20