Tehran: The death toll due to the COVID-19 outbreak has risen to 611, Iranian authorities said on Saturday, while the total number of confirmed cases reached 12,729, official IRNA news agency reported. Also Read - 'Harry-Meghan Must Pay For Security,' Trump After Duo Allegedly Moves to California

Kianush Jahanpur, Head of Public Relations and Information Center of Iran’s Ministry of Health and Medical Education, said that among the 12,729 people confirmed to be infected with the virus, 4,339 have recovered, Xinhua reported, citing IRNA. Also Read - Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah: Dayaben aka Disha Vakani Following PM Modi's Advice Amid Lockdown



Iran’s Army said on Friday that they would start to empty streets, roads and shopping areas from unnecessary presence of people. Also Read - Every Little Deed Counts: This UP Cop Delivers Sweets to Elderly Man With Low Sugar | WATCH