Burial of Covid-19 victims in Iran shows just a handful of family members standing afar and the grave being disinfected. April 3, 2020. (IRNA)

October 13, 2020

Iran’s novel coronavirus death toll rose by 254 to 29,070, the health ministry said on Tuesday, as the number of confirmed cases spiked to 508,389 in the hardest-hit Middle Eastern country.

Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari told state TV that 4,108 new cases were identified in the past 24 hours.

Reuters

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