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Publish Date: 8:35 - 02 March 2020
Tehran 02 March_A municipal official in the central Iranian province of Yazd says the province will set up a special hospital in the city of Yazd in a matter of three days for the treatment of confirmed coronavirus patients and containing the deadly virus.

Iran to build special hospital for coronavirus patients in 3 days: OfficialTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)_Following a decision by the Islamic Council of Yazd, the construction work for the hospital started on Sunday morning, Tasnim news agency quoted Mahmoud Dehqan as saying.

He expressed hope that the project would be completed within the next three days, after which equipping the facility would begin.

The hospital covers an area of 1,000 square meters and has an emergency ward as well as a warehouse for keeping biohazard management equipment.

The municipality of Yazd has undertaken the project.

On Sunday, the Iranian Health Ministry updated the death toll from the virus to 54. The number of confirmed infections in the country stands at 978.

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