Men wearing protective gear carry the body of Fatemeh Rahbar, a lawmaker-elect from Tehran constituency, who died on Saturday after being infected with the new coronavirus. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Iran state TV warns ‘millions’ may die unless health advice heeded

  • Iran on Tuesday confirmed another 135 deaths from the coronavirus, bringing the overall toll to 988 in one of the world’s worst-hit countries
  • Iran has temporarily freed about 85,000 prisoners, including political prisoners, a spokesman for its judiciary said on Tuesday
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Men wearing protective gear carry the body of Fatemeh Rahbar, a lawmaker-elect from Tehran constituency, who died on Saturday after being infected with the new coronavirus. Photo: AP
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