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Iran to reopen businesses as COVID-19 lockdown eased

Government has been scaling back the lockdown, as it shifts its focus to saving the economy from complete collapse.

Businesses in Iran’s capital will begin reopening on Saturday.

That is despite health authorities in the country warning of a second wave of COVID-19 infections.

But the government has been scaling back the lockdown, as it shifts its focus to saving the economy from complete collapse.

Al Jazeera’s Zein Basravi has more from Tehran.