DUBAI, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Flag-carrier┬áIranAir is resuming its European flights which had been suspended in March because of the coronavirus pandemic, an airline spokesman told the state news agency IRNA on Friday.

Scheduled flights to England, France, Austria, Germany, and Italy are among flights being resumed, Hossein Jahani told IRNA.

IranAir now has about seven scheduled European routes,” he said.

Iran‘s health ministry on Friday reported a record 6,134 new coronavirus cases for the previous 24 hours, bringing the national tally to 556,891 in the Middle East’s hardest-hit country.

(Reporting by Dubai newsroom; editing by David Evans)

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