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Number of coronavirus cases in Iran rises to 95, 15 dead

Tehran/Sputnik: Total number of people infected with novel coronavirus, officially named COVID-19, in Iran rose to  95, while 15 of them were killed by the virus, the country’s Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said on Tuesday.

4 Iraqis infected with COVID-19 after visiting neighbouring Iran

Baghdad/Xinhua: Iraq announced four new cases of novel coronavirus disease in the country's northern province of Kirkuk on Tuesday, bringing the total number in Iraq to five.

COVID-19 death toll rises to 10 in South Korea as number of cases grow to 977

Moscow/Sputnik: South Korea’s health officials reported  on Tuesday afternoon the 10th death from the novel coronavirus disease,  COVID-19, while the number of confirmed cases has risen by 84 people up  to 977, compared to the morning of the same day.

Italian tourist on Canary Islands tests positive for COVID-19, 1,000 quarantined: reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Up to 1,000 people in a hotel on the  Spanish island of Tenerife were placed under quarantine on Tuesday after  one visitor tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),  media reported.

Schools in Iran temporarily closing amid coronavirus spread – Tehran Education Department

Tehran/Sputnik/UNI: Schools in the Iranian capital are closing for two days amid the spread of the new coronavirus in the country, the Tehran education department has announced.

Hong Kong brings home 3rd batch of residents aboard virus-hit cruise ship from Japan

Hong Kong/Xinhua/UNI: The third chartered flight arranged by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government arrived in Hong Kong Sunday morning, bringing back five more residents from the COVID-19-inflicted Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.

Number of COVID-19 cases in Italy crosses 100

Rome/Sputnik: The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus in Italy's Lombardy region has reached 89, likely pushing the country's overall number of cases past 100, regional head Attilio Fontana said on Sunday.