The death toll from COVID-19 infection in Iran is about to hit 27,000, while 390,000 patients have recovered from the disease in the country so far.
The coronavirus death toll could double to reach the two million mark before a vaccine comes into wide use, WHO says.
The Iranian Health Ministry has confirmed 3,712 COVID-19 infections and 178 deaths due to the disease in the past 24 hours
The total death toll from COVID-19 in Iran surpassed 24,000 on Saturday, the Health Ministry spokeswoman said.
The number of those who have died of coronavirus infection in Iran over the past 24 hours is more than 150, the Health Ministry said.
Lebanese authorities have said at least 100 people have been killed and more than 4,000 wounded in a massive explosion at the port in the capital, Beirut.
Mexico has overtaken Britain to become the country with the third-most deaths due to COVID-19, according to data released by the Health Ministry on Friday night.
The death toll from COVID-19 in Iran reached 15,700 on Sunday, while more than 253,000 positive cases have recovered from the disease.
The death toll from COVID-19 in Iran surpassed 13,400 on Wednesday, while more than 227,000 positive cases have recovered from the disease.
Iran on Thursday recorded 221 coronavirus deaths, the highest single-day death toll from COVID-19 since the outbreak of the disease.