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Iran's coronavirus death toll exceeds 40,000 - health ministry

Reuters | Updated: 12-11-2020 17:01 IST | Created: 12-11-2020 16:48 IST
Iran's coronavirus death toll exceeds 40,000 - health ministry
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Iran's death toll from the coronavirus rose by 457 to 40,121 on Thursday, the highest in the Middle East, with the total number of identified cases reaching 726,585, health ministry data showed.

Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari told state TV that Iran had identified 11,517 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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