Iran’s Covid deaths have surpassed the grim milestone of 115,000.
Iran says it’s begun the third phase of the clinical trial of its Covid vaccine dubbed Fakhra.
Iran said on Monday it has vaccinated 1,590,000 people over the past twenty four hours bringing the total number of administered coronavirus shots to over 36 million.
A group of anti-vaccine protesters have rallied outside the Iranian Interior Ministry in Tehran.
Iran has lifted its nighttime driving ban that had been put in place as part of the efforts to curb the Covid pandemic.
Head of Iran’s National Taskforce against the Coronavirus Pandemic says over 49 million doses of vaccines have so far entered the country and that will rise to more than 130 million doses within two months.
Iran’s Barakat vaccine’s second production line was set in motion last week and it’s expected to produce 6 to 8 million doses of vaccine per month.
Iran is trying to accelerate its coronavirus vaccination campaign to inoculate over 2,000,000 people each day.
Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi has reaffirmed his administration’s stance to support domestic production of Covid-19 vaccines.
Iran says it has administered 958,933 doses of Covid vaccine from Wednesday to Thursday. That’s a record in the number of shots given in a single day since the Covid vaccination drive started in the country.