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Official: 139 more Iranians die from COVID-19 over past 24 hours

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Aug 20, IRNA -- Some 139 people in Iran have died as a result of the coronavirus disease over the past 24 hours, Iranian Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday.

So far, 20,264 citizens have passed away from coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, she added.

Sadat Lari pointed out that 304,236 people out of a total of 352,558 people infected with the deadly virus have recovered or discharged from hospitals.

The outbreak of dangerous coronavirus (COVID-19) has been affecting the world for a number of months requiring a collective campaign of the international community to thwart the threat posed to humanity by the pandemic.


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