Iran also announced the end of the lockdown after Eid al-Fitr.
The threat of a virus has not been averted in the country but the situation is better, lockdown in the country will be ended after Eid-ul-Fitr: President Hassan Rouhani.
Tehran: (VULearnings.com latest News. May 17, 2020): After Turkey, Iran has also announced to end the lockdown after Eid al-Fitr. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that the threat of the virus in the country has not been averted but the situation is better. After Eid-ul-Fitr, the lockdown in the country will be ended. So far, 1,18,392 corona cases have been reported in Iran, of which 6,937 have died, while 93,147 have recovered and gone home, bringing the number of active cases in the country to 18,308.
Now President Hassan Rouhani has announced an end to the lockdown in Iran after Eid al-Fitr. Earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the nationwide lockdown would end after Eid al-Fitr. According to the Turkish Broadcasting Corporation, in a statement issued from Ankara, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoانan a said ‘We have overcome the Corona epidemic after a great struggle and the number of affected people is decreasing across the country.’
He said that a nationwide lockdown would be ended after Eid-ul-Fitr. It should be noted that the number of deaths from Corona worldwide has exceeded 360,000 while the number of victims is 4.6 million and the number of those who have defeated the virus has also reached 1.74 million. The number of people infected with Corona in Pakistan has exceeded 40,000. According to the statistics released by the government, 1352 new corona cases have come to light in Pakistan in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of corona patients to 40,151. The death toll rose to 873 after 39 more people died, while 11,341 people recovered and returned home.