Iran's coronavirus death toll rises above 25,000 - health ministry

24 Sep 2020 / 18:40 H.

    DUBAI, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Iran's death toll from the novel coronavirus rose by 175 to 25,015 on Thursday, the highest in the Middle East, with the total number of identified cases spiking to 436,319 in the country, according to health ministry. Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari told state TV that 3,521 new cases were identified in the last 24 hours in Iran. (Writing by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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