Coronavirus: Iran reports 200 new deaths in 24 hours, record high

Iranians walk in Vali-E-Asr street, in Tehran. (File photo: Reuters)

Iran announced on Tuesday 200 more deaths from the coronavirus, the most in a single day since the Middle East’s deadliest outbreak began in February.

The Islamic republic’s overall death toll from the COVID-19 illness now stands at 11,931, health ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on state television.

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Last Update: Tuesday, 07 July 2020 KSA 13:27 - GMT 10:27