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One of the latest survivors of the novel coronavirus in Iran is a 100-year-old man, who was discharged from the hospital in northern Alborz province on Thursday, according to local media.

After receiving treatment in intensive care unit at Alborz University of Medical Sciences’ Sarallah Hospital, he recovered and was discharged from the hospital, Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) said.

The 100-year-old man was reported to be the oldest patient contracting COVID-19 in Alborz province so far.

Previously, a 102-year-old woman and 106-year-old man recovered from the deadly disease in Zanjan and Qom provinces, respectively.

Iran reported a total

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