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Iran's Coronavirus Deaths Rise to 4,232

Iran's Coronavirus Deaths Rise to 4,232

Friday, 10 April, 2020 - 11:30
Iranian family wear protective masks to prevent contracting a coronavirus, as they stand at Grand Bazaar in Tehran, Iran February 20, 2020. WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Nazanin Tabatabaee via REUTERS
Asharq Al-Awsat

Iran’s total death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak rose to 4,232 on Friday, according to a health ministry spokesman.

This comes as the country registered 122 deaths only in the past 24 hours

The total number of people diagnosed with the disease also increased by 1,972 in the past 24 hours to a total of 68,192, the spokesman, Kianoush Jahanpur, said on state TV.

According to Jahanpur, up to 3,969 people were in critical condition.

The country has recorded a total of 35,465 recoveries from the COVID-19 respiratory disease, he added.

Iran is the most affected by the pandemic in the Middle East, Reuters reported.

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