Tehran, October 11
Iran announced on Sunday its highest single-day death toll from the coronavirus with 251 confirmed dead.
Health Ministry spokesperson Sima Sadat Lari said this pushes the total confirmed death toll to 28,544, making it the hardest-hit country in the region.
A further 3,822 new cases were confirmed over the past 24 hour-period, raising total nationwide recorded cases to 500,075. Nearly 4,509 patients are in critical condition. AP