Thursday 22 October 2020
News ID: 80083
Publish Date: 29 June 2020 - 22:02

TEHRAN (Dispatches) -- Iran reported on Monday 162 more deaths from the novel coronavirus, the highest single-day toll since the country’s outbreak began in February.
"This increase in numbers is in fact a reflection of our overall performance, both in terms of reopening and in compliance with health protocols,” Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said at a news conference. Lari announced an additional 2,536 new cases on Monday, bringing the total to 225,205. The overall official death toll is now at 10,670.

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