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Death toll from coronavirus rising in Iran


BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 16

By Elnur Baghishov – Trend

About 129 people died in Iran due to coronavirus in the past 24 hours, said Kiyanush Jahanpur, spokesman for Iran’s Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Trend reports citing the ministry.

According to Jahanpur 1,053 people have been infected with coronavirus over the past day.

Iran is one of the recent countries, affected by the rapidly-spreading coronavirus. According to recent reports from the Iranian officials, over 14,900 people have been infected, 853 people have already died. Meanwhile, over 4,900 have reportedly recovered from the disease.

The country continues to apply strict measures to contain the further spread. Reportedly, the disease was brought to Iran by a businessman from Iran’s Qom city, who went on a business trip to China, despite official warnings. The man died later from the disease.

Following the reports of coronavirus spread in the Islamic Republic, several countries have taken measures, including closing borders and banning flights.

The Islamic Republic only announced its first infections and deaths from the coronavirus on Feb. 19.



































Row

Name of the province

Infected people

1

Tehran

3 774

2

Qom

1 023

3

Gilan

858

4

Isfahan

1 301

5

Alborz

714

6

Mazandaran

1 374

7

Maraki

712

8

Qazvin

447

9

Semnan

484

10

Golestan

610

11

Razavi Khorasan

425

12

Fars

295

13

Lorestan

289

14

East Azerbaijan

409

15

Khuzestan


306

16

Yazd

394

17

Zanjan

216

18

Kurdistan

165

19

Ardabil

184

20

Kermanshah

136

21

Kerman

97

22

Hamadan

131

23

Sistan and Baluchestan

71

24

Hormozgan

106

25

South Khorasan

107

26

North Khorasan

97

27

Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari

52

28

Ilam

103

29

West Azerbaijan

224

30

Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad

32

31

Bushehr

38



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