World Coronavirus: The death toll in Iran increases to nearly 3,300 dead
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HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-IRAN: Coronavirus: The death toll in Iran increases to nearly 3,300 dead
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has recorded 134 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the number of new coronavirus-related deaths to 3,294, a spokesman for the ministry said on Friday. of Health.
The number of confirmed cases of contamination jumped to 53,183, up from 2,715 compared to Thursday, said Kianoush Jahanpur, adding that 4,035 people were in critical condition.
Some 17,935 people have been cured of the disease since the start of the pandemic.
Iran is the Middle East country most affected by Covid-19.
(Dubai Office; French version Claude Chendjou, edited by Blandine Hénault)
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