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As the epicenter of the coronavirus in the Middle East, Iran has stepped up its measures in their attempt to tackle the spreading of the virus.
The Iranian government imposed new measures to halt public life. Schools and mosques will be closed and people are urged to stay as much inside as they can.
At the moment of writing, March 26, Iran has the seventh-highest number of corona deaths with 2,234 people.
On March 26, the government of Iran announced they will start enforcing social distancing in the country. All large gatherings and non-essential traveling are forbidden until April 3. Traveling between cities is also no longer possible. Entering cities will be restricted to residents and have to be verified based on ID-cards and license plates.
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Last validated on March 27, 2020:26 March: As of tomorrow, police will start enforcing social distancing measures in Iran. Large gatherings and non-essential travel are no longer allowed until April 3. It is no longer possible to enter a city as a non-resident, as entering will be verified based on ID-cards and license plates.
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