Coronavirus has reached Iran and the neighboring countries (Turkey and Kuwait) have closed their respective borders against Iran. Pakistan Kuwait & Turkey Closed Its Borders After Coronavirus Hits Iran.
Moreover, Pakistan has a temporary sealed Taftan border (Pak-Iran border) as Coronavirus erupts in Iran. According to the news buzz, eight people died in Iran due to Coronavirus. Schools, colleges, cultural centers, and other major institutions in Tehran are temporarily closed after an upsurge in Coronavirus cases.
Media Reports from Tehran about Coronavirus Epidemics
Tehran reported 43 people are being treated for the virus in different cities of the country. However, the Balochistan government has executed an emergency in all areas in neighboring Iran. As for cautionary measures Pakistan has also restricted to visit Iran.
Balochistan Government Representative Liaquat Shahwani announced on Sunday
Balochistan spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani stated that Pakistani wayfarers who are currently in Iran cannot return Pakistan till March due to the contagious coronavirus. Furthermore, Shahwani said that we have forward our request to the Iranian government to permit pilgrims to stay in Iran until next month. Nearby 5,000 pilgrims are currently staying in Iran.
Strict Monitoring at the Border
The government is taking intensive care of the outburst epidemics. Along the border, isolation wards, medicines, and doctors are monitoring the situation. Shahwani said that the provincial government has asked the Iranian government to issue clearance certificates before traveling to Pakistan.
Prime Minister Imran Khan called up Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan to confer the ALARMING SITUATION
Coronavirus blowout in Iran and the situation has become life-threatening. That’s why prime minister Imran Khan called an immediate meeting with Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan to talk about the obligatory steps that can be taken to avert it.
Pakistan Kuwait & Turkey Closed Its Borders After Coronavirus Hits Iran
Balochistan Home Minister Mir Ziaullah Langove explicated the crossed-border Coronavirus threats
Balochistan Home Minister stated that the border is provisionally closed by the authorities due to the coronavirus deaths in Iran. The Balochistan government has also imposed a complete ban on the travel of pilgrims from Pakistan into Iran by road.
Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Sunday
“We have decided to shut the land border temporarily after an increase in the number of cases in our neighbor Iran”.
An Abrupt Eruption of Coronavirus in Iran
Though, the infection, officially known as COVID-19, was first spotted in the Iranian city of Qom on Wednesday. Meanwhile, there has been a strident rise in cases in the country. Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said people traveling from Iran had tested positive for the pathogen upon entering their territories.