Iran fears second wave of coronavirus as death toll rises to 2,077

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Iran fears second wave of coronavirus as death toll rises to 2,077Iran may face a second outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, as the Islamic Republic banned internal travel and traditional gatherings in parks during the Persian New Year holiday period. “Unfortunately some Iranians have ignored advice from health ministry officials and traveled during the New Year holidays … This could cause a second wave of the coronavirus,” spokesman Ali Rabiei said, according to state TV. President Hassan Rouhani has banned any new trips between cities, Rabiei said, and “violators will be confronted legally”.



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