ISTANBUL

Iran reported 133 more deaths from the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, pushing the death toll to 3,872, a health official said.

Kianoush Jahanpour, a spokesman for the Health Ministry, said that 2,089 more people tested positive for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the total infections to 62,589, Iran’s state TV reported.

Jahanpour said 27,039 people have so far recovered and been discharged from hospitals, while 3,987 coronavirus patients are in critical condition.

Meanwhile, Iran’s Labour News Agency (ILNA) reported that 11 more Iranian MPs tested positive for the coronavirus, which raises the number of infected lawmakers to

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