Iran to Reimpose Wearing Face Mask

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday wearing mask will become mandatory in certain areas as he allowed virus-hit provinces to reimpose restrictions to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. Rouhani said Iran would have to live with the virus for the “long haul”, as he announced the latest measures to combat it. Mask-wearing would be “obligatory in covered spaces where there are gatherings”, he said during a televised meeting of the anti-virus taskforce.