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Iran breaks daily record for COVID-19 deaths three times in a week

The coronavirus continues to spread in Iran despite lockdowns as sanctions and a poor economy add to the country's pain.

Iran continues to break records in new COVID-19 deaths as the country struggles to contain the pandemic.

Iran reported that 279 people succumbed to the virus on Wednesday, which is the highest-ever single-day death toll in the country, the state-run Tasnim News Agency reported.

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