The 27th consignment of coronavirus vaccines containing some 6 million doses has arrived in Iran and handed over to the health ministry.
The number of fatalities from the coronavirus in Iran seems to be on a downward trend with the health ministry reporting 181 deaths on Saturday.
An Iranian official says there is every possibility that a sixth surge in the coronavirus disease may hit the nation.
A sixth wave of the coronavirus looms large in Iran though more than 70 million doses of vaccines have been administered nationwide so far.
Iran’s Health Ministry has reported 197 new deaths from the coronavirus across the country.
Iranian Health Minister Bahram Einollahi says 68 million doses of Covid vaccine have so far been administered to people in Iran.
A new shipment of Russian-made vaccine Sputnik-V arrived in Tehran on Wednesday.
United Nations Secretary-General has Antonio Guterres says 100 million people have been forced into poverty since the beginning of the Covid-19. He criticized the inequality in handling the pandemic, saying this situation is "creating a breeding ground for violence and conflict."
The 25th shipment of coronavirus vaccines imported by Iran’s Red Crescent Society has been delivered to the health ministry.
The head of Iran’s Food and Drug Organization says in less than two weeks, the country will no longer need Covid vaccine imports.