Iran reports a COVID death every 5 minutes

Monday, 26 October 2020 - 17:43

The number of coronavirus infections and deaths in Iran is rising again, with about 300 deaths due to COVID-19 being reported per day, according to foreign reports. 
Accordingly, coronavirus deaths are reported from Iran every 5 minutes. 

Iran's Deputy Minister of Health Iraj Haririchi has said that the spread of the virus is due to the lack of social distance between the people. 

He also warned that the daily death toll could rise to 600 if the health guidelines are not followed. 

The number of coronavirus infections in Iran stands at 68,896, with a death toll of 32,616.