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‘Luxury Birth Date’ Tragedy Happening Again in Iran as 9/9/99 Looms

Astronomical sums of money are being paid to book operating theatres to have babies delivered at 09:09 am on the 9th day of the 9th month of the year 1399 on the Iranian calendar (corresponding to November 29, 2020).

Civil Service Institutions Closed in Iran for One Week to Contain COVID-19

All government institutions have been closed across Iran as of November 28, 2020 for a week as part of restrictions enforced to stem the spread of coronavirus.
Over 22,000 Iranians Die of COVID-19: Health Ministry

Iran’s Daily COVID-19 Fatalities Down to Lowest in 20 Days

Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman has confirmed 406 new fatalities caused by the novel coronavirus, the lowest figure reported since November 7, as the country shuts down government offices in the second week of a national lockdown.

Iran, Russia to Work Together on Development of COVID-19 Vaccine

Iran’s health ministry spokesperson says Tehran and Moscow are to cooperate on the production of a vaccine for coronavirus.
Over 800,000 Iranians Infected by Coronavirus

Iran Reports Some 14,000 New Cases of COVID-19 Infection

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman has confirmed 13,961 new cases of COVID-19 infection in the past 24 hours, the biggest daily rise in the number of infections since the beginning of the outbreak in Iran.

Some 900,000 Iranians Contract Coronavirus: Ministry

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman has confirmed 13,843 new cases of COVID-19 infection in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of cases to 894,385.

Daily Rise in Iran’s COVID-19 Cases at All-Time High Despite Lockdown

Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman has confirmed 13,721 new cases of COVID-19 infection in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of cases to 880,542.

Iran Planning to Buy 18m Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

Iran’s health minister says the country is planning to purchase around 18 million doses of vaccine for coronavirus.

Iran to File Legal Case with Int’l Bodies over Health Problems Caused by Sanctions

A senior Iranian official says the country will bring a lawsuit with international circles to follow up on the health problems that Iranians have suffered due to sanctions.
424 More Iranians Die of Coronavirus: Ministry

Over 45,000 Iranians Killed by Coronavirus: Ministry

Iran has confirmed 453 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus, increasing the overall death toll to 45,255.