Coronavirus: Iran’s death toll reaches 3,160 out of 50,468 cases

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

Iran's death toll from the coronavirus has reached 3,136, with 124 deaths in the past 24 hours, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur told state TV on Thursday, adding that the country had 50,468 cases of infection.

“We have 3,956 infected people in critical condition ... There were 2,875 new cases of infected people in the past 24 hours... 16,711 people have recovered from the disease,” Jahanpur said.

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Last Update: Thursday, 02 April 2020 KSA 12:52 - GMT 09:52