"We still do not agree with quarantining cities since we believe the people are cultured enough to refrain from travelling from infected cities to other places", semi-official news agency ISNA quoted him as saying.
The ILNA news agency, which is close to reformists, said the lawmaker spoke of "50 deaths" in Qom alone. Iran first officially reported cases of the virus and its first deaths in Qom on 19 February.
"None of the nurses have access to proper protective gear", Farahani said, adding that some health care specialists had left the city. "So far, I have not seen any particular action to confront corona by the administration".
The UAE's ministry of foreign affairs issued a statement on Monday detailing a travel ban to Iran and Thailand following recent concerns on the new coronavirus, COVID-19, outbreaks in the aforementioned countries. Its low-cost sister airline, FlyDubai, flies to multiple Iranian cities, as does the Sharjah-based low-cost carrier Air Arabia. The ministry said the person is a school bus driver, and that students are being checked and related schools will be closed for two weeks.
Following news of his infection, government spokesman Rabiei, who stood by his side on Monday, appeared at another press conference with the country's industries minister on Tuesday as well as other officials.
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"With regard to the past experience, I say that we will defeat the coronavirus before long", the minister stressed.
Despite being Iran's epicentre of the outbreak, Qom has yet to be quarantined.
Authorities have ordered the closure of schools, universities and other educational centres in 14 provinces across the country as a "preventive measure". Tehran's metro, which is used by about 3 million people in the capital, and public buses are being sanitized daily.
His comments came after Amirabadi, who represents the city of Qom, claimed that at least 50 people have died of coronavirus in the holy city.
In another development, the head of anti-drug smuggling operations for Tehran province said approximately 10,500 drug addicts have been quarantined at treatment centers in Tehran.
But academics expressed concern over the ability of Iran - now grappling with a major economic crisis and hit by swingeing U.S. sanctions - to contain the outbreak.
Four immediate neighbours of the Islamic republic - Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Armenia - said on Sunday they would close land borders, while three imposed restrictions on air traffic, amid growing regional concerns about the spread of the virus.
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Iraqi and Kuwaiti authorities have already banned travel to and from Iran and closed borders.
Chatham House's Dr Sanam Vakil, an expert on Iranian affairs, told Express.co.uk the situation in the country remained unclear. Georgia restricted movement of individuals to and from Iran and halted direct flights.
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To date, the Community of Madrid had ruled out more than 200 cases tested since the outbreak of coronavirus on December 30. Ms Green said the couple are watching a lot of news and can get Sky News on their TV. "I can't leave my room", he added.
Hand disinfectant and face masks were in short supply; in Genoa - which hasn't had any cases - the supermarket shelves were empty. Croatia announced it would monitor any travellers coming from Italy, including Croatian children returning from school trips.
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But the actor, who was known for his charitable contributions throughout his life, did leave the money to several beneficiaries. The late Hollywood icon Kirk Douglas has left the bulk of his fortune to charity but none to his son, actor Michael Douglas .
Turkey , Pakistan, and Armenia have all closed their land borders with Iran while Iraq is only allowing Iraqi citizens to cross. How should MENA governments respond? He promised that authorities would bring the virus under control.
The country has initiated more than 80 clinical trials, which includes two placebo-controlled experiments of remdesivir . One of the patients admitted to the hospital volunteered to become the first participant in the clinical trial.
Meanwhile, Anthony said he loves watching the 22-year-old forward play. "I mean, I love his game, I love watching him play". The coach also said the team was still discussing whether Lillard would accompany the team on the upcoming road trip.
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