The Iranian government has confirmed more than 2,300 new coronavirus infections in the country this Sunday, bringing the total to over 170,000, while the deceased has exceeded 8,200 in recent days with a steady increase in infections.
The number of new infections is one hundred higher than those registered yesterday and affects a total of approximately 171,789. With 72 deaths in the past few hours compared to 75 yesterday, a total of 8,281 people have died in Iran since the epidemic was declared.
According to Ministry of Health spokesman Kianush Jahanpur, which was collected by the official Iranian news agency, a total of 134,349 people have been released, but 2,596 are still in critical condition and in intensive care. IRNA.
Despite this panorama, Iranian President Hasan Rohani has recognized that it is necessary to reopen the country so that the economy does not collapse. “There is nothing left but to allow people to go back to work while fighting the pandemic,” the Iranian president said in a public statement on Saturday.
Kindergartens and cinemas will reopen in mid-June, according to the President, always under strict security measures. The mosques will also reopen their doors to the faithful, and concerts will be allowed, according to a statement on the President’s website.