Coronavirus: Iran death toll reaches 1,685

An Iranian woman wears a protective face mask as she talks on the phone, in Tehran, Iran March 5, 2020. (File photo: Reuters)

Iran’s death toll has reached 1,685 with 129 deaths in the past 24 hours, the health ministry’s spokesman told state TV on Sunday, adding that the total number of infected people in Iran had reached 21,638.

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“There were 1,028 new confirmed infected cases in the past 24 hours ... and 7,913 people have recovered,” said Kianush Jahanpur.

Iran is the Middle Eastern country most affected by the coronavirus.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54
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