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Iran reports 85 more deaths due to coronavirus, toll reaches 514

The highest single-day death toll in one of the world's worst-affected countries

AFP | PTI  |  Tehran 

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announced Friday that the new has claimed another 85 lives, the highest single-day death toll in one of the world's worst-affected countries.

"Sadly, 85 people infected with the COVID-19 disease have died in the past 24 hours", bringing to 514 the overall number of deaths in Iran, health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said in a televised news conference.

First Published: Fri, March 13 2020. 16:50 IST
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