Iran reports record one-day coronavirus toll of 235 dead
It represents the highest count announced in the Middle East's hardest-hit country
Iran reported 235 new deaths from coronavirus on Tuesday, a record toll for a single day in the Middle East's hardest-hit country.
"We have lost 235 of our compatriots due to Covid-19 in the past 24 hours," taking the overall toll to 16,147, said health ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari.
More to follow.
Updated: July 28, 2020 03:26 PM