DUBAI: Authorities workers went again to work in Iran on Saturday and President Hassan Rouhani stated mosques are to renew every day prayers all through the nation, regardless that some areas are seeing excessive ranges of coronavirus infections.
Rouhani additionally stated on state tv that the hours of procuring malls, which had been allowed to open solely till 6 p.m., shall be prolonged, an extra step within the authorities’s plans to ease coronavirus restrictions.
“Doors to mosques across the country will open to public for daily prayers,” Rouhani stated, including that social distancing and different well being protocols needs to be noticed. He didn’t say when they’re on account of reopen.
Iran experiences lowest coronavirus infections since early March
Authorities are taking more durable measures to make sure that well being rules are noticed, together with barring commuters not carrying masks from buses and metro trains, Iranian media reported.
Alireza Zali, head of the government-led Coronavirus Taskforce of Tehran, advised state TV the state of affairs within the capital was “still not favorable,” including that the easing of restrictions needs to be accompanied by “more serious observance” of rules.
As of Friday, Iran had recorded 146,668 infections, with 7,677 deaths.