Rouhani says Iran to reopen cultural and religious sites

Al Jazeera | May 23, 2020 at 9:16 AM
  • Iran is moving ahead with plans to reopen religious and cultural sites, as well as businesses, further easing restrictions rolled out to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • The fourth phase is containment in 10 of Iran’s 31 provinces, where the situation is better and screening will intensify while infected patients will be separated from the rest of the population.
  • The Iranian health ministry has recorded more than 130,000 confirmed coronavirus infections and more some 7,300 related deaths.