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  Shvat 28, 5780 , 23/02/20

Iran orders schools closed after latest coronavirus death

Iran on Saturday ordered the closure of schools, universities and cultural centers after the novel coronavirus killed six people in the country, the most outside the Far East, AFP reports.

Since it emerged in December, the new coronavirus has killed 2,345 people in China, the epicenter of the epidemic, and 17 elsewhere in the world.

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