A handout picture provided by the Iranian presidency on March 25, 2020, shows Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki wearing a protective mask during a cabinet session in the capital Tehran. (Photo: AFP)
Cairo (People’s Daily) - The Iran government confirmed 2,389 new cases on Thursday morning, bringing the total number of infections to 29,406.
It also announced 157 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, raising the official number of fatalities to 2,234 in one of the world's worst-hit countries. 10,457 have recovered.