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Official: 10,457 Iranians survive COVID19 in Iran

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, March 26, IRNA -- Head of Iran's Health Ministry Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour said on Thursday that 10,457 people out of a total of 29,406 infected by the coronavirus have survived it while 2,234 have unfortunately succumbed to the deadly virus.

Jahanpour said that 2,389 new affected cases have been detected since yesterday.

Over the last 24 hours, 157 people succumbed to death due to the deadly virus, he added.

Iran has taken numerous steps to stop the spread of the disease, from shutting down schools and universities to canceling cultural and religious gatherings. It is also constantly disinfecting and sanitizing public places.


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