China News Service, March 7th. According to foreign media reports, the Iranian health department reported on the 7th that Iran has newly confirmed 1,076 new cases of new coronary pneumonia, a total of 5,823 confirmed cases, and the death toll rose to 145.

In addition, more than 16,000 people in Iran are currently suspected of having new crown pneumonia. Another 1669 were cured and discharged.

It is reported that in the Iranian capital Tehran, 1539 people have been infected with new crown pneumonia.

Iranian Ministry of Health officials previously said that the new crown virus epidemic has now spread to 31 provinces in Iran. Authorities said they would set up checkpoints to restrict access between major cities and hope to stop the virus from spreading.