Iran reports more than 1,500 new coronavirus cases

# 16:30
9 May 2020

Iran warned Saturday that coronavirus infections were rising in the southwest despite falls in other regions, as it announced more than 1,500 new confirmed cases, APA reports citing Al Arabiya.
“All provinces are showing a gradual drop in new infections ... except for Khuzestan, where the situation is still concerning,” health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said in televised remarks.

Jahanpour said 1,529 new cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours, taking the overall total to 106,220.
There were 48 new deaths taking the overall toll to 6,589.