Iran declares 5-day lockdown as Covid-19 takes more lives

TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) – The spokesman for National Task Force for Fighting Covid-19 said Saturday that from tomorrow until August 27 the there will be a travel ban in place between provinces.

The spokesman for Iran's National Task Force for Fighting Covid-19 Alireza Raeisi said on Saturday that from tomorrow, Sunday (August 15) at 12 o'clock, there will be a ban on travelling between provinces in place until Saturday, August 27.

Raeisi said that the Law Enforcement and the judicial officials will make sure that the restrictions are respected throughout the country.

The restrictions include fines for drivers who violate the rules.

The spokesman said that all the government bodies will be off work or will be working from home from Monday, August 16 until Saturday, August 21.

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