Seven people have died of coronavirus in Iran whereas there are 28 confirmed cases.
The first case was detected on the eve of general elections in Iran that were held on Friday.
On the other hand, around 380 passengers have been quarantined in North Korea to avoid the spread of coronavirus.
Seven people have died of coronavirus in South Korea whereas 763 cases are confirmed. Over 7,700 groups are in quarantine.
More than 2,500 peop0le have lost their lives in China due to coronavirus. China is handling 77,150 confirmed cases of coronavirus.
Apart from that, the contagious virus has spread in at least 29 countries outside China. Italy 152 cases in Europe, the greatest number of cases.
Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki said Iranian merchant from the holy city of Qom has brought the virus in Iran. He used to visit China regularly.
Saeed Namaki said, “Flights were suspended between the two countries, but he used indirect flights,”
Authorities have shut down schools and religious seminars in Tehran. Officials have also suspended schools in Tehran until Tuesday.
Note that Pakistan, Iraq, and Turkey have closed their borders with Iran to the spread of coronavirus.
The local news agency says that most of the foreigners are diplomats stationed in the capital city Pyongyang.
Note that 200 foreigners were already facing quarantine for the past 30 days.
Note that no cases of Covid-19 have been reported in North Korea.