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Iran says coronavirus toll jumps by 17 with 1,000-plus new infections

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s death toll from coronavirus infections jumped on Friday to 124, as 17 died over the past 24 hours and more than 1,000 were additionally diagnosed with the disease, a health ministry spokesman said in Tehran.

The number of infections rose to 4,747, he said.

Iran had reported 3,513 infections on Thursday.

Reporting by Dubai Newsroom; editing by John Stonestreet

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