The police resolved a protest in the city of Behbahan in the southwest of the country this Friday to demand that the government be responsible for the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, while the authorities have checked another 2,379 daily cases with the usual line Trend.
According to local security chief Mohammad Azizi, “a small number of Behbahan citizens gathered in one of the town squares after a phone call” on Thursday afternoon to express their protest against the current economic situation in the country.
“The police tried to persuade people to leave, but failed and had to intervene when the population started shouting ‘treacherous slogans,'” he told the IRNA official news agency.
Back on the balance sheet, Ministry of Health spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari has confirmed another 183 deaths in the past few hours, bringing the country to 269,440 and 13,791 deaths.
A total of 3,509 patients are in the intensive care unit, 232,873 have already been discharged, according to the Iranian news agency.