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Iran’s coronavirus death toll rises to 3,452

158 more fatalities recorded over the past 24 hours

Pharmaceutical factory workers package vitamin and mineral supplement ampoules at the Actoverco plant in Karaj, near Tehran.
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Dubai: Iran's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak climbed to 3,452 on Saturday, with 158 more fatalities recorded over the past 24 hours, Health Ministry Spokesman Kianoush Jahanpur said.

The total number of cases diagnosed with the disease reached 55,743, of whom 4,103 are in critical condition, he said on state TV. Iran is the country worst affected by the pandemic in the Middle East.