Emergency first responders wearing protective masks stand along a street in Tehran, February 24, 2020. (AFP)

April 15, 2020

Iran’s new coronavirus death toll rose to 4,777 on Wednesday, health ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said in a statement on state TV.

Ninety-four people died in the past twenty-four hours, he said.

Iran, the Middle Eastern country hardest hit by the outbreak, has a total of 76,389 people infected, Jahanpur said.

Reuters

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