Iran’s death toll from coronavirus reaches 2,640: Health official

Iran’s death toll from coronavirus reaches 2,640: Health official
An Iranian woman wearing a protective face mask chooses traditional items ahead of Nowruz, the national New Year 2-week celebration, at the Tajrish Bazaar in the capital Tehran on March 19, 2020. (File/AFP)
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Updated 29 March 2020

Iran’s death toll from coronavirus reaches 2,640: Health official

Iran’s death toll from coronavirus reaches 2,640: Health official
  • Iran reported 123 deaths and 2,901 people have been infected in the past 24 hours

DUBAI: Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus has climbed to 2,640 and the number of infected people has reached 38,309, a health ministry official tweeted on Sunday.

“In the past 24 hours we had 123 deaths and 2,901 people have been infected, bringing the total number of infected people to 38,309,” tweeted Alireza Vahabzadeh, an adviser to Iran’s health minister. “12,391 people infected from the virus have recovered.”