Iran's death toll from coronavirus rises to 2,378: health ministry

General view of a deserted street, during the intercity ban, amid fear of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tehran, Iran March 26, 2020. WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Ali Khara via REUTERS

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SULAIMANI — Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic rose to 2,378 on Friday (March 27), with 144 people dying in the past 24 hours, Health Ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said.

The total number of confirmed cases of the disease increased by 2,926 to 32,332, he told state TV, adding that 2,893 of the patients are in a critical condition.

(NRT Digital Media/Reuters)