Spain's coronavirus outbreak death toll jumps to 84
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Spain's coronavirus outbreak death toll jumps to 84

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Spain's death toll from coronavirus has risen to 84 on Thursday from 47 on Wednesday, the health ministry said.

The ministry reported the number of cases rose to 2,968 up from 2,140 on Wednesday.

Covid19: Iran asks IMF for $5bn emergency funding

Iran has asked the International Monetary Fund for emergency funding to help it fight the coronavirus outbreak that has hit the Islamic Republic hard, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.

The escalating outbreak in Iran - the worst-affected country in the Middle East - has killed 429 people and infected 10,075.

It has damaged Iranian businesses and is bound to hit its non-oil exports after many neighbouring countries and trade partners shut their borders.

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