Cemeteries in Iran can no longer hold the dead bodies of the novel coronavirus. According to figures, the death toll in Iran has increased in recent weeks, as daily injuries have increased by about 40% since early September, with more than 400 new deaths recorded every day starting from this November.
Doctors tended to warn of what they described as the “Corona massacre”, while hospitals are overwhelmed with the injured.
The huge “Behesht-Zahra” cemetery in the capital, Tehran, which is the largest in the country, is witnessing “unprecedented” numbers of burials over the past fifty years, to the point of building three floors for the chambers of the dead.
With the terrifyingly high number of infections and more than 13,000 injuries and about 500 new deaths recorded, the government decided to close 100 cities and towns for a period of two weeks and prohibit movement between cities, starting next Saturday.