Iran reports 200 COVID-19 deaths in 24hrs

Iran has recorded 200 coronavirus deaths in a single day for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic.

The country also confirmed 2,600 new infections, driving the total number of cases to 245,688, with 11,931 deaths.

The Country’s Health Minister, Saeed Namaki, who likened the virus to a “bomb”, lamented that the country will be knocked out “If things continued like this.

Namaki complained that many Iranians had abandoned the COVID-19 safety rules, despite efforts of the ministry towards educating the people on safety

He added that Iran has suffered severe setbacks “and is confronted with a new wave of infections.”

After an initial decrease in case numbers in mid-May, Iran relaxed measures to prevent the spread of the virus and opened up the economy, which is now suspected to be the cause of the dramatic increase in cases, NAN reports.

13 thoughts on “Iran reports 200 COVID-19 deaths in 24hrs

  1. This is too bad the Iran government should try and look for a way to stop the spread of the virus

  2. wow..this is very alarming..i hope those who arent infected can learn from this and continue the safety precautions layed down by the authorities

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