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Coronavirus: Iran death toll rises to 2,517, total cases reach 35,408
firefighters wear protective face masks as they disinfect the streets. (File photo Reuters)

Iran announced Saturday that 139 more people had died from the novel coronavirus, raising the official death toll to 2,517 in one of the world’s worst-affected countries.

Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour told a news conference that 3,076 more cases had been confirmed in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 35,408.

source: AFP