Workers in Iran carry the body of a coronavirus victim to the morgue to prepare it for burial. April 6, 2020. (Tasnim)

November 12, 2020

Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus rose by 457 to 40,121 on Thursday, the highest in the Middle East, with the total number of identified cases reaching 726,585, health ministry data showed.

Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari told state TV that Iran had identified 11,517 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

Reuters

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