World Middle East 22 Mar 2020 Iran announces 129 n ...

Iran announces 129 new deaths, toll jumps to 1,685

AFP
Published Mar 22, 2020, 4:13 pm IST
Updated Mar 22, 2020, 7:16 pm IST
The health ministry confirmed that 1,028 new cases had been recorded in the past 24 hours
An Iranian health inspector checks a makeshift hospital set up inside the Iran Mall, northwest of Tehran, Iran.AFP Photo
 An Iranian health inspector checks a makeshift hospital set up inside the Iran Mall, northwest of Tehran, Iran.AFP Photo

Tehran: Iran on Sunday announced 129 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus, raising to 1,685 the official death toll in one of the worst-hit countries along with Italy and China.

Health ministry spokesman Kianouche Jahanpour said more than 1,028 new cases had been recorded in the past 24 hours and a total of 21,638 people had now tested positive for the virus.

 

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