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Covid19: Iran reports 122 new deaths, toll surges past 1,900

AFP
Published : Mar 24, 2020, 4:32 pm IST
Updated : Mar 24, 2020, 4:32 pm IST

Over 24,811 people are now known to have been infected by coronavirus in Iran

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Tehran: Iran on Tuesday announced 122 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, raising the official toll to 1,934 in one of the world's worst hit countries.

Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said a record 1,762 new cases have been confirmed in Iran over the past 24 hours and 24,811 people are now known to have been infected.

 

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