Iran's COVID-19 cases rise to 84,802 with 1,297 new infections
By Zhou Zhou
People's Daily app


Iranians shop at the Grand Bazaar market in the capital Tehran on April 20, 2020, as the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic lingers ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. (Photo: AFP)

Cairo (People's Daily) - Iran had 1,297 new infections of COVID-19 and 88 new deaths during the past 24 hours, Iran's health ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.

The number of confirmed cases has risen to 84,802, with the number of deaths at 5,297, and 60,965 people have recovered.