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4/10, 5:09 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Lockdown imposed in Iran after record virus numbers

Iran authorities introduced a 10-day lockdown in 23 of its 31 provinces on Saturday after the number of newly registered coronavirus infections broke daily record highs several times this week.

The country's capital, Tehran, has been declared a red zone along with over 250 other cities.

The total number of COVID-19 cases surpassed two million earlier this week, while the overall coronavirus death toll stood at 64,232, according to data provided by the country's health authorities today.

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