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Publish Date: 18:39 - 03 May 2020
Tehran 03 May _Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says mosques will reopen in 132 regions designated as white under a color-coded system after being consistently free of the new coronavirus.

Iran to reopen mosques in low-risk areas from MondayIran’s Health Ministry has divided the country into white, yellow and red areas based on the number of infections and deaths.

“Mosques will reopen in 132 towns, which were decided in today's session as white and low risk, from tomorrow," Rouhani told a meeting of the National Headquarters for Managing and Fighting the Coronavirus in Tehran on Sunday.

"Friday prayers will also resume in those areas and the mosques that respect the health protocols," he added.

Iran has already lifted a ban on inter-city trips and malls, with large shopping centers resuming activities. The Health Ministry said Saturday the rate of infections has started a “gradual” downward trend.

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