Iran’s coronavirus death toll rises above 22,000

Iran’s coronavirus death toll rises above 22,000
Iran is one of the worst-hit countries by coronavirus in the Middle East. (AFP file photo)
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Updated 04 September 2020

Iran’s coronavirus death toll rises above 22,000

Iran’s coronavirus death toll rises above 22,000
  • 2,026 new cases were identified in the last 24 hours in Iran

DUBAI: Iran’s death toll from the novel coronavirus rose by 118 to 22,044 health ministry spokeswoman told state TV on Friday, with the total number of identified cases spiking to 382,772
Sima Sadat Lari said that 2,026 new cases were identified in the last 24 hours in Iran, one of the worst-hit countries in the Middle East.
While some parents worry about the risk of spreading COVID-19, Iranian authorities said schools would be open on Saturday under strict health protocols allowing them to operate safely.