Iran MP dies from coronavirus as total toll spikes



Fatemeh Rahbar, who was recently re-elected as a member of Iran's parliament, has died from the new coronavirus, according to Tasnim news agency. The semi-official news agency said Rahbar, 55, had spent two days in a coma in a hospital in the capital, Tehran.
Over the past 24 hours, Iran has registered 21 more deaths due to the coronavirus, bringing the total to 145.
A health ministry official said the people testing positive for the virus had risen to 5,823. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #Iran #Coronavirus