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March 27, 2020 9:26 am

Iran’s Death Toll From Coronavirus Rises to 2,378: Health Ministry

avatar by Reuters and Algemeiner Staff

Firefighters wear protective face masks, amid fear of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), as they disinfect a street in Tehran, Iran, March 18, 2020. Photo: WANA (West Asia News Agency) / Ali Khara via Reuters.

Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic rose to 2,378 on Friday, with 144 people dying in the past 24 hours, Health Ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said.

The total number of confirmed cases of the disease increased by 2,926 to 32,332, he told state TV, adding that 2,893 of the patients are in a critical condition.

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