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With 123 new deaths, Covid19 death toll in Iran spikes to 1,556

AFP
Published : Mar 21, 2020, 4:12 pm IST
Updated : Mar 21, 2020, 4:12 pm IST

A total of 20,610 people are now known to have been infected with coronavirus in Iran

Cars drive in a highway in northern Tehran, Iran. AFP Photo
 Cars drive in a highway in northern Tehran, Iran. AFP Photo

Tehran: Iran said Saturday that 123 more people had died from coronavirus, raising the official death toll to 1,556 in the Islamic republic, one of the world's worst affected countries.

Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said 966 more cases have been confirmed over the past 24 hours and 20,610 people are now known to have been infected in Iran.

 

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