Firefighters wearing protective clothing spray disinfectant on Tabia’t bridge pedestrian overpass in Tehran, Iran. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: Iran reports 54 more casualties, taking death toll to 291

  • A rumour in Iran that alcohol can treat coronavirus has so far led to 37 deaths and sent 270 people to the hospital after being poisoned by bootleg alcohol
  • Iran is the hardest-hit country in the Mideast by the new coronavirus. Across the region, there are more than 8,600 confirmed cases of the virus
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
Firefighters wearing protective clothing spray disinfectant on Tabia’t bridge pedestrian overpass in Tehran, Iran. Photo: Bloomberg
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