Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Iran Frees 54,000 Prisoners To Avoid The Spread Of Coronavirus

As Iranian Coronavirus death toll had risen to 92, as 586 new cases were reported overnight, bringing the total up to 2,922, Iran will temporarily release 54,000 people from prisons and deploy hundreds of thousands of health workers.

Iran Frees 54,000 Prisoners To Avoid The Spread Of Coronavirus

Officials announce as a slew of measures to contain the world's deadliest coronavirus outbreak outside China.

Gholamhossein Esmaili, judiciary spokesman told reporters that 54,000 inmates were allowed out of prison after testing negative for Covid-19 and posting bail. "Security prisoners" sentenced to more than five years will not be let out.

The ministry is also activating a nationwide team of 300,000 health workers and specialists, Deputy Health Minister Ali Reza Reisy told Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency.

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3 comments:

  1. Wooooow that's a large number,I hope they don't return back to crime

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  2. Hmmmm are u sure this is the right decision? Am afraid ooo

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