Coronavirus Kills 139 More In Iran, Death Count Crosses 2,500.

Coronavirus Kills 139 More In Iran, Death Count Crosses 2,500

Iran announced that 139 more people had died from the novel coronavirus (File)

Tehran, Iran:

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.

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