Coronavirus: Iran’s death toll now 2,640, almost 40,000 confirmed cases

Members of the Iranian Red Crescent test people for coronavirus Covid-19 symptoms. (File photo)

Iran's death toll from the coronavirus has climbed to 2,640 and the number of infected people has reached 38,309, a health ministry official tweeted on Sunday.

“In the past 24 hours we had 123 deaths and 2,901 people have been infected, bringing the total number of infected people to 38,309,” tweeted Alireza Vahabzadeh, an adviser to Iran's health minister. “12,391 people infected from the virus have recovered.”

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