Azerbaijan temporarily closes the Iranian border to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the country's government reported.
The Iranian MFA announced their first cases of coronavirus on February 19. A total of 593 cases have been identified in the country, and 43 people have died.
An outbreak of coronavirus was recorded at the end of December 2019 in the Chinese Wuhan. The WHO has recognized the outbreak as an emergency of international proportions. The death toll has reached 2,924, worldwide. And 85,212 cases have been confirmed, while 39,539 people have recovered. The virus has been recorded in 60 countries.