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Iran's coronavirus deaths rise to 1,566, health ministry says

DUBAI, March 21 (Reuters) - Iran's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak rose on Saturday by more than 100 to 1,556, and the total number of people infected now exceeds 20,000, a health ministry official said.

On Friday, Iran's death toll stood at 1,433 and the total number of confirmed infections was 19,644. (Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Alexander Smith)