Mar 23, 2020 17:48 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Mar 25, 2020 13:05 Asia/Tehran]
  • Warnings soar as more people infected with COVID-19

Concerns about the spread of the disease have intensified as the number of people diagnosed with COVID-19 in the West Asian region increases.

Iran Presscommentary: The interior ministry of Syria issued the order to close all border crossings with Lebanon on Monday, March 23 after announcing the first case diagnosed with COVID-19.

In addition, the Syrian Council of Ministers passed a law prohibiting public and private transportation in the Syrian provinces

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz has also ordered a 21-day ban on overnight traffic to counter the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus.

According to the latest statistics from the Iraqi Ministry of Health, 233 people have been infected with the coronavirus and 20 have succumbed to death.

Meanwhile, Iraqi Minister of Health and Environment Jassim Al-Falahi said the construction of a new hospital in Baghdad for the hospitalization and quarantine of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 has begun with public assistance.

According to the latest statistics from the Iraqi Ministry of Health, 233 people have been infected with the coronavirus and 20 have died.

With the spread of Coronavirus in Lebanon, army helicopters flew over cities and warned people about the need to stay home.

The Lebanese Ministry of Health said the number of people infected with the coronavirus reached 99 and the number of victims reached 3.

The UAE Ministry of Health also announced the closure of its shopping malls, passageways and markets due to the Corona outbreak, stressing that shopping malls, markets, and shopping centers will be closed for two weeks.

The UAE's Ministry of Health said the number of people infected with COVID-19 has reached 153 and one person has died so far.

According to the latest statistics, more than 341,000 people worldwide have been infected with the coronavirus, of which 14,700 have died and more than 99,000 have recovered.

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