Iranian health authorities on Sunday announced 163 new deaths due to the COVID-19 disease, the country’s highest official one-day death toll since the outbreak began in February.
The previous record of 162 deaths was announced on Monday in the Islamic republic, which has been battling the Middle East’s deadliest outbreak.
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Iran reports new record one-day virus death toll of 163: official (2020, July 5)
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