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  • Monday ,23 March 2020
العربية

Iran announces 129 new virus deaths, raising toll to 1,685

by-ahram

International News

00:03

Monday ,23 March 2020

Iran announces 129 new virus deaths, raising toll to 1,685

 Iran on Sunday announced 129 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus, raising to 1,685 the official death toll in one of the worst-hit countries along with Italy and China.

 
Health ministry spokesman Kianouche Jahanpour said more than 1,028 new cases had been recorded in the past 24 hours and a total of 21,638 people had now tested positive for the virus.