Iran’s supreme leader urges punishment for criminals of Kovid. The Express Tribune
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday called for tougher punishment for violators of the Kovid-19 sanctions as the toughest nation in the Middle East competed with the third wave.
The latest authorities data show that coronovirus killed 32,320 Iranians and 562,705 were infected with 5,814 new cases and 335 deaths in the last 24 hours.
Taking sarcasm at the arch-enemy in the United States, Khamenei said that Iran should better enforce disputes between the institutions on the epidemic.
“Some countries, such as the United States, have the worst kind of management … This type of behavior and disrespect is the way Americans shame themselves in debate and press briefings in front of the world,” he said. said.
“But we must try to do our best because it has to do with people’s lives and health, their safety and economy.”
Khamonei, citing state TV and the IRNA news agency at the Coronovirus Taskforce meeting, urges tight control of entry points, inter-city traffic and public space.
“Those who commit major violations of health regulations should be punished severely,” he said.
New restrictions in the capital Tehran, including state employees working every other day, begin on Monday, while 43 restrictions will apply in other cities and towns.