Iran's President Rouhani says 35 million Iranians face COVID-19 infection

Jul 18, 2020, 09:05 PM(IST)

President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday that 35 million Iranians may contract the coronavirus, as the country still did not have herd immunity although a quarter of the popualtion may be infected. It appears to be the first time a senior Iranian official has indicated the country is seeking to defeat COVID-19 via herd immunity.

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