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Iran's deaths from coronavirus reach 3,603: health ministry


(Reuters) - The death toll in Iran from the outbreak of the new coronavirus has reached 3,603, health ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said in a statement broadcast live on state TV on Sunday.

One hundred and fifty one people have died in the past twenty four hours, he said.

The Islamic Republic, the Middle Eastern country worst-hit by the epidemic, now has a total of 58,226 infections, Jahanpur said.

(Reporting by Babak Dehghanpisheh; Editing by Mark Potter)

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