Iran’s health ministry said that the death toll in Iran had reached 7,564 with 141,591 confirmed cases, with 2,008 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, as the outbreak in the country continued to spread.
“We are among the countries that have been successful in their fight against this dangerous virus,” President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech to parliament broadcast live on state TV.
After 69 days, Iran reopened holy Shiite sites and shrines across the country. Pilgrims have to respect social distancing regulations when entering.
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