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Iran's Virus Death Toll Rises Above 25,000

Iran's Virus Death Toll Rises Above 25,000

Thursday, 24 September, 2020 - 10:45
People wearing protective face masks walk in a street in Tehran, Iran, June 28, 2020. Reuters file photo

Iran's death toll from the novel coronavirus rose by 175 to 25,015 on Thursday, the highest in the Middle East, with the total number of identified cases spiking to 436,319 in the country, according to the health ministry.

Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari told state TV that 3,521 new cases were identified in the last 24 hours in Iran.

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