Turkey closed the border with Iran due to the spread of the coronavirus

According to official data, the number of cases in Iran has reached 43.

ANKARA –The Turkish authorities decided to close the border with Iran due to the increase in the number of diseases caused by a new type of coronavirus in the Islamic Republic. This is stated in a statement issued on Sunday by the Turkish Ministry of Internal Affairs.

“The Turkish-Iranian border is closed because of the coronavirus,” a Haber TV channel quoted the Interior Ministry as saying.

Information about the first cases of the disease in Iran, provoked by a new coronavirus, appeared on February 19. According to official data, now their number has reached 43, eight of them ended fatally.

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