US News Coronavirus: Iran is preparing new containment measures

15:40  26 september  2020
15:40  26 september  2020 Source:   leparisien.fr

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Iran is limiting travel between its major cities as it tries to halt the spread of the coronavirus , which He also urged Iranians to reduce the use of paper banknotes. The measures come as the World He added that schools and universities would remain closed until Nowruz, the Persian new year, on 20

Iran is facing one of the biggest outbreaks outside China and there are fears the country lacks resources. "Unfortunately some Iranians have ignored advice from health ministry officials and travelled during the New Year holidays This could cause a second wave of the coronavirus ," said

IRAN-CORONAVIRUS: Coronavirus: Iran is preparing new containment measures


(Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday authorized the country's provinces to impose containment measures whenever necessary to stem the rapid increase in the number of cases of infections with the new coronavirus.

"We are obliged to step up regulations and supervision" starting with Tehran, Hassan Rouhani said in a televised intervention.

The leader added that government offices fighting the coronavirus, across the country, would make recommendations on what restrictions to impose and on whether to implement week-long lockdowns.

Iran has recorded more than 25,000 deaths from the coronavirus as well as 439,882 cases of contamination, according to data presented on Friday by the Ministry of Health.

Iranian officials have expressed concern over the rise in infections, urging the country to adhere to health protocols to control the spread of the virus.

(Jane Merriman, French version Benjamin Mallet)

Coronavirus: "We no longer understand anything in the measures adopted", deplores Ciotti .
"Incomprehensible" "When, a few days ago, the President of the Republic called on the French to go en masse to attend the Heritage Days, I see it as a form of contradiction which means that our compatriots no longer understand anything ", criticizes Eric Ciotti, who denounces this injunction without" calling into question "the measures taken so far.

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