ANKARA 

A total of 144 people in Iran have died of coronavirus over the last 24 hours, pushing the death toll up to 2,378, said health officials on Friday. 

Health Ministry spokesperson Kianoush Jahanpour said 2,926 people were confirmed to have contracted the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 32,332.

This figure is the highest single-day jump in the number of cases Iran has so far seen.

Also, 676 people have recovered from COVID-19 in last 24 hours, taking the total number of recoveries to 11,133, according to Jahanpour.

The number of people who have undergone

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