Iran's coronavirus death toll exceeds 21,000 - health ministry

This content was published on August 26, 2020 - 11:02

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's death toll from the novel coronavirus rose by 119 to 21,020, the health ministry's spokeswoman told state TV on Wednesday, with the total number of identified cases rising to 365,606.

Sima Sadat Lari said that 2,243 new cases were identified in the past 24 hours in Iran, rising from 2,213 a day earlier.

(Writing by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Jon Boyle)

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