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REFILE-Iran's coronavirus death toll rises to 43, 593 people infected

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DUBAI, Feb 29 (Reuters) - Iran's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has reached 43, a health official told state TV on Saturday, adding that the number of infected people across the country has reached 593.

"Unfortunately nine people died of the virus in the last 24 hours. The death toll is 43 now. The new confirmed infected cases since yesterday is 205 that makes the total number of confirmed infected people 593," Kianush Jahanpur told state TV. (Writing by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Alexander Smith)