Iran reports 85 more deaths due to coronavirus, toll reaches 514
The highest single-day death toll in one of the world's worst-affected countries
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Last Updated at March 13, 2020 17:02 IST
Iran announced Friday that the new coronavirus has claimed another 85 lives, the highest single-day death toll in one of the world's worst-affected countries.
"Sadly, 85 people infected with the COVID-19 disease have died in the past 24 hours", bringing to 514 the overall number of deaths in Iran, health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said in a televised news conference.
First Published: Fri, March 13 2020. 16:50 IST