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Iran Hits Record Single-Day Coronavirus Death Toll

October 27, 2020

TEHRAN — Iran has again hit a record single-day COVID-19 death toll, reporting 346 new deaths. That brings the country’s total virus deaths to 33,299, the highest virus toll in the Mideast.

Iran Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari also said Tuesday that daily new coronavirus cases have also hit a record, with 6,968 reported. That brings Iran’s total number of infections to 581,824.

She also said 4,995 COVID-19 patients are in serious condition.

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