CORONAVIRUS: Iranian government orders immediate shuts down on schools, cultural centres as epidemic kills 6 persons.


Public Health official in the Iranian capital have confirmed 6 person have died from the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus which has spread quickly across the world following the spread of the virus in the country.
 Iranian health authorities also reveal that more than a dozen affected in different  locations have been ordered to immediately close down all schools, universities and cultural centres in an effort  to contain the deadly outbreak.

As a “preventive measure”, authorities ordered the closure of schools, universities and other educational centres in 14 provinces across the country from Sunday, according to state television.
The locations include : Hamedan, Alborz, Qom, Ardabil, Kermanshah, Qazvin, Zanjan, Markazi, Gilan, Mazandaran, Golestan, Semnan, Kurdistan and the capital, Tehran.
 The state governor of the Markazi province, “Ali Aghazadeh”, who spoke late on Saturday, tests carried out on a patient who recently died in the central city of Arak were positive for the virus.
This new shut down order comes a day after the World Health Organization (WHO) release a warning that the window of opportunity to control the spread of the deadly coronavirus epidemic was “narrowing” amid concern about the tragic cases with no clear link to China, including in a range of countries in the Middle East.
The health world body is expresses more concern about the number of coronavirus cases with no clear epidemiological link, its director general said on Saturday.
“Although the total number of cases outside China remains relatively small, we are concerned about the number of cases with no clear epidemiological link, such as travel history to China or contact with a confirmed case,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Twitter.


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