Iran reports 141 new virus deaths, raising total to 2,898

By: AFP      Published: 03:59 PM, 31 Mar, 2020
Iran reports 141 new virus deaths, raising total to 2,898

Iran on Tuesday said 141 more have died from the novel coronavirus, raising the official toll in one of the world's worst-affected countries to 2,898.

Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said 3,111 new infections have been confirmed over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 44,606.

He said 3,703 of those hospitalised are in a critical condition and 14,656 have recovered.