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Iran reports record 13,352 new daily coronavirus cases

DUBAI, Nov 17 (Reuters) - New coronavirus infections in Iran have risen by 13,352 in the past 24 hours, a daily record, taking the cumulative total to 788,473, the health ministry said on Tuesday.

Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari told state TV that a near-record 482 people had died in the past 24 hours, pushing the death toll in the Middle East’s worst-hit country to 42,461. (Reporting by Dubai newsroom; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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