Tehran, Iran (AP Photo / Ebrahim Noroozi)

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March 28, 2020 Other 139 people have died of coronaviruses in Iran in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 2,571. This was announced by a spokesman for the ministry of health, Kianoush Jahangiri. The total number of infected people is 35,408, an increase of 3,076 in the last 24 hours. The healed are 11,679.

At least 70 prisoners escaped during a riot in Saghez prison in the Kurdish region of Iran, joining the 23 escaped on March 19 from the Khorramabad penitentiary: this is the fourth prison riot in Iran, also fomented by the coronavirus infection , in about ten days. The Farsnews news agency writes that, quoting the head of the Iranian Kurdistan police, he adds that five of the refugees from Saghez have been recaptured.

On March 20 there were also riots in the prisons of Tabriz and Aligoudarz, during which there was also a death. The riots, which broke out on the occasion of the release by amnesty decided by the government of 85,000 prisoners, were triggered by the fear of contagion and the lack of hygiene measures to prevent it.