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Iran death toll from new coronavirus outbreak rises by 91 to 5,209: health ministry official – Metro US

Iran death toll from new coronavirus outbreak rises by 91 to 5,209: health ministry official

A man walks between beds at a shopping mall, one
A man walks between beds at a shopping mall, one of Iran’s largest, which has been turned into a centre to receive patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tehran

(Reuters) – The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in Iran reached 5,209 on Monday with 91 deaths in the past twenty four hours, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said in a statement on state TV on Monday.

The total number of diagnosed cases of the new coronavirus in Iran, the Middle Eastern country hardest hit by the outbreak, has reached 83،505, he said.

(Reporting By Babak Dehghanpisheh; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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