Iranians visit Tehran's grand bazaar on Wednesday despite the government asking people to avoid going out. Photo: EPA-EFE
Iranians visit Tehran's grand bazaar on Wednesday despite the government asking people to avoid going out. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Iran’s streets still packed even as death toll hits 1,135

  • Shoppers throng markets and motorways as families travel ahead of Persian New Year
  • Another 147 fatalities reported country’s single biggest jump, with 17,361 confirmed infections

Iranians visit Tehran's grand bazaar on Wednesday despite the government asking people to avoid going out. Photo: EPA-EFE
Iranians visit Tehran's grand bazaar on Wednesday despite the government asking people to avoid going out. Photo: EPA-EFE
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