A footage has surface online showing people alleged to be Iranians disobeying warnings of health officials by kissing and licking shrines while stating they are not scared of the deadly wuhan Coronavirus.
The videos posted to social media show worshippers in Iran saying they ‘don’t care what happens’ and ‘they are not scared of coronavirus’. as they lick shrines. A child is even hailed for licking a shrine in the northern city of Qom, which has become the epicentre for the Iranian outbreak.
Iran has recorded 978 cases in Iran and 54 deaths, the highest death toll of any country apart from China and religious leaders in the country have continued to reject Health Ministry warnings to close holy and religious sites to help stop the spread of infection.
Watch the video below;
While the city of Qom is the epicentre of #CoronaVirus in Iran, authorities refuse to close down religious shrines there.— Masih Alinejad 🏳️ (@AlinejadMasih) February 29, 2020
These pro-regime people are licking the shrines & encouraging people to visit them.
Iran's authorities are endangering lives of Iranians & the world pic.twitter.com/s9o6zYhzNQ