Iranian men bury a dead body who passed away due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Behesht Zahra cemetery in Tehran, Iran, March 24, 2020. (REUTERS)

April 1, 2020

Iran’s death toll from the novel coronavirus crossed the 3,000 mark, the health ministry said Wednesday as it reported 138 new fatalities within 24 hours.

Ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said the death toll now stood at 3,036. He said 2,987 new cases brought the total to 47,593.

He said 15,473 of those hospitalized had recovered.

AFP

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