Neighbours Close Borders With Iran Over Pandemic Concern

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Iran has revealed eight death and 43 diseases from the new coronavirus, inciting neighboring states to cut travel connections with Tehran in the midst of concerns specialists neglected to react sufficiently quick to the fast spreading scourge.

Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Armenia shut their territory fringes with Iran on Sunday as authorities in Tehran revealed three new deaths and 15 new cases in a single day.

The highest death rate in Iran is the epicenter of the epidemic, which recorded over 2,400 deaths and has affected over 77,000 citizens outside China.

As the infection spread in Iran, specialists shut down schools and canceled events on art and film in an offer to stem the flare-up. At least 230 hospitals throughout the country were also appointed to treat infections.