Iran says it won't quarantine any towns or cities, despite recording the most coronavirus deaths outside of China

Iran says it won't quarantine any towns or cities, despite recording the most coronavirus deaths outside of China | @BISouthAfrica

26.2.2020

Iran says it won't quarantine any towns or cities, despite recording the most coronavirus deaths outside of China | BISouthAfrica

Iran said two people died from the coronavirus the same day it discovered its first case, leaving many questioning the honesty of the official count.

coronavirus deaths than any country besides China. "We have no plan to quarantine any district or any city. We only quarantine individuals," Iran's president Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, according to BBC Monitoring . "What is more important than the coronavirus is the virus of fear, anxiety and mistrust among the people. This virus is worse than that virus and we should not create doubts and make people fearful," he added. The total number of confirmed cases in Iran rose to 139 on Wednesday, the Associated Press (AP) reported , citing Iran's health ministry. Nineteen people have died. Criticism of Iran's handling of the crisis has been extremely strong, with some accusing the government of a cover-up. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said he was"deeply concerned" that Iran"may have suppressed vital details about the outbreak." "All nations, including Iran, should tell the truth about the coronavirus and cooperate with international aid organisations," Pompeo said. On Tuesday, Iran's deputy health minister, Iraj Harirchi, revealed that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. The day before, he was seen looking extremely unwell at a press conference. The number of confirmed cases inside Iran is suspected to be far higher than authorities there are revealing. The fatality rate in China, excluding Wuhan, Read more: News24

BISouthAfrica That is not how a government should take care of the people. But then what did you expect from the Iranian government. BISouthAfrica Then they must die BISouthAfrica 😳

Bafana player Dino Ndlovu in limbo after coronavirus outbreak forces suspension of football in ChinaBafana Bafana striker Dino Ndlovu should be getting ready to kick-off his new season at Chinese club Zhejiang Greentown this weekend‚ but instead will be out of action for an indefinite amount of time with the league on hold.

Bafana player in limbo after coronavirus outbreak forces suspension of football in ChinaBafana Bafana striker Dino Ndlovu should be getting ready to kick-off his new season at Chinese club Zhejiang Greentown this weekend‚ but instead will be out of action for an indefinite amount of time with the league on hold.

China reports 508 new cases of coronavirus infection, 71 new deaths | IOL NewsThe Chinese health authority said it received reports of 508 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 71 deaths on Monday.

Family confirms release of 'missing' SA student from prison in ChinaThe family of Alfa Mpetsheni, a South African student stuck in a Chinese prison, have confirmed his release and hope he will return home very soon. Question is, why was he detained by Chinese authorities

Family confirms release of 'missing' SA student from prison in ChinaThe family of Alfa Mpetsheni, a South African student stuck in a Chinese prison, have confirmed his release and hope he will return home very soon. Aiybo is he the one that invited corona virus Please stay there we don't want any problems here Why and for how long was the young man held in the Chinese prison?

Family confirms release of 'missing' SA student from prison in ChinaThe family of Alfa Mpetsheni, a South African student stuck in a Chinese prison, have confirmed his release and hope he will return home very soon. Ohleliyo ndicela andiphe etym it's urgent



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