“Since noon yesterday, 1209 new cases of coronavirus infection were detected, a total of 13 938 infected. To date, 4,590 people have recovered. Over the past day, 113 people died, due to which the total number of victims increased to 724, ”RIA Novosti quoted the words of the adviser to the Minister of Health of Iran Ali Reza Vahabzadeh.

Earlier, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the anti-Iranian sanctions of US President Donald Trump amid the situation with COVID-19 are a form of medical terrorism.

On March 11, WHO announced the outbreak of the new coronavirus pandemic.