FILE PHOTO: Iranian people wear masks, amid a rise in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections, West of Tehran, Iran October 23, 2020.
Picture taken October 23, 2020.
The deaths, announced by Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari on state TV, take the national toll to 35,298.
President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that new restrictions will take effect on Wednesday in 25 of Iran’s 31 provinces for 10 days.
To stem a third wave of the virus in Iran, the government has banned weddings, wakes and conferences in the Iranian capital until further notice.
Majid Asgaripour, Sima Sadat Lari, Hassan Rouhani
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