Covid: Iran, Khamenei’s appeal for vigorous action

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– TEHRAN, 11 AUG – The dramatic spread of the coronavirus in Iran is an urgent and priority problem, which requires vigorous action and new defensive methods to deal with the disease: Supreme Guide Ali said today in a speech on TV Khamenei.

Referring to the ceremonies of Muharram, the Islamic month of mourning for Shiites that began yesterday, the leader stressed that “our country needs blessing ceremonies, but protocols should be observed during the meetings so as not to give the opposition a pretext. to make irony “.

Khamenei, who banned the import of Covid vaccines from the UK and the US in January as “completely unreliable”, stressed that vaccines should be supplied massively through domestic production or imports (from other countries). .

Iran has recorded 42,541 infections in the last 24 hours, including 536 deaths, for a total of 4,281,217 cases and 95,647 victims since the beginning of the pandemic. So far, over three million people have received both doses of the vaccine and over 13.5 million the first dose. (HANDLE).

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