Iran’s new coronavirus death toll rises by 87 to 5,118 – health official

Reuters – Iran’s death toll from the new coronavirus has risen by 87 to 5,118, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said in a statement on state TV on Sunday.

The total number of infected cases in Iran, the Middle Eastern country hardest hit by the outbreak, has reached 82,211, he said. (Reporting By Babak Dehghanpisheh; Editing by Alex Richardson)