Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 24 October 2020

CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus live: Iran records 101 more Covid-19 deaths

The news comes as Covid-19 cases surge past 25.5 million worldwide

Coronavirus infections and deaths in Iran, the worst-hit country in the Middle East, continue to rise, with the health ministry confirming another 101 deaths on Tuesday, raising the country's death toll to 21,672.

Iran has recorded more than 376,000 cases with 325,000 patients recovering from the disease.

Cases in some of the worst-affected countries in the world continue to soar, with the US surpassing six million cases and India nearing four million cases.

The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Monday reported 541 new cases of Covid-19 from 82,763 tests.

A further 331 recoveries were recorded along with two fatalities.

Other developments:

Updated: September 1, 2020 04:16 PM