Public institutions in the capital of Iran were closed for a week on Saturday due to a rapid rise in COVID-19.

Iran Press/Iran News: In the closure plan the public places such as universities, museums, theaters, zoos, gyms, cafes, and hair salons will be closed for a week.

The Spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health Sima Sadat Lari said on Saturday that so far, 468,119 people in the country have been infected with the coronavirus, and 387,675 of the total infected people have recovered.


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