Iran reported 139 new deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday, raising the total death toll to 2,517. Meanwhile, China delivered a batch of medical aid to Tunisia to help contain the disease.
The total number of infections in Iran climbed to 35,408, up by 3,076 from Friday. So far, 11,679 coronavirus patients have recovered, up by 546.
The Association of Iranian Airlines called for government support to the struggling Iranian airlines, which have suffered a loss of about US$190 million during the Nowruz, Iranian new year, holiday due to the raging pandemic.