Apr 14, 2020, 2:45 PM
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COVID-19 kills 98 more in Iran: Official

Tehran, April 14 , IRNA – Head of Iran's Health Ministry's Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour said on Tuesday that 48,129 people out of a total of 74,877 infected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) have survived and recovered whereas 4,683 have lost their lives.

Jahanpour went on to say that 1,574 new affected cases have been detected since yesterday.

The Iranian official pointed out that 3,691 cases are in critical condition.

Iran has taken numerous steps to stop the spread of the disease, ranging from shutting down schools and universities to canceling cultural and religious gatherings. It is also constantly disinfecting and sanitizing public places.

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