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  Iyar 17, 5780 , 11/05/20

Iran county placed under lockdown due to coronavirus

A county in southwestern Iran was placed under lockdown on Sunday to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Reuters reported, citing the Iranian Tasnim news agency.

Gholamreza Shariati, governor of the Khuzestan province which was placed on lockdown, was quoted as having said that people had not been observing social distancing rules.

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