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Iran Covid: Nearly 10k patients identified in 24 hours

Almost 10,000 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Iran in the past 24 hours, as the country is experiencing its seventh wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid kills 34 more people in Iran

The number of Covid deaths keeps rising in Iran. The health ministry figures on Sunday showed 34 people had died of the virus in the previous 24 hours.

Mealworm beetles, a nutritious food source for livestock, poultry and aquatic animals

A group of Iranian researchers have developed a nutritious food product to serve as livestock inputs through the semi-industrial breeding of yellow mealworm beetles. According to them, mealworm beetles were authorized for consumption by the European Food Safety Authority back in 2003 due to the rich levels of protein and unsaturated fat in them.

Iran health official: Omicron sub-strains resistant to vaccines, highly transmissible

An Iranian health official says the new sub-variants of the Omicron strain of coronavirus, BA.4, and BA.5, are resistant to vaccines and are much more transmissible compared to the previous versions.

Coronavirus takes 26 more lives in Iran

26 people in Iran succumbed to Covid-19 infection and 6,921 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours, according to the tally by the Iranian health ministry on Saturday.

Scores of Iranian cities marked as ‘very high-risk’ for Covid infection

Dozens of Iranian cities have been marked as “very high-risk” locations as far as the coronavirus infection is concerned.

Covid kills 31 more people in Iran

The daily Covid death toll in Iran remains high compared to several days ago. The Iranian health ministry on Friday said 31 more people had succumbed to the virus over the past 24 hours.

Iranian health ministry: Six-fold increase in coronavirus caseloads

A senior member of Iran’s Coronavirus Taskforce Committee says the country is going through a sharp surge in Covid-19 caseloads, with a six-fold increase in the number of patients referring to healthcare centers compared to previous weeks.

Iranian health ministry confirms 62 cases of cholera

An official with Iran’s health ministry confirms that 62 people have contracted cholera in the country.

Iran Covid: 29 deaths, nearly 8k infections in 24 hours

Covid has killed 29 more people and infected more than 7,900 in Iran. That’s according to the Thursday tally released by the Iranian health ministry. Coronavirus daily caseload is steadily soaring in Iran following weeks of retreat in almost all parts of the country.

Health minister: Covid booster jabs receive warm welcome in Iran

As Iran is on the verge of a new wave of coronavirus surge, Health Minister Bahram Einollahi says a remarkable number of Iranians have flocked to vaccination centers to ward off the disease.

COVID cases increasingly rising in Iran

Almost 7,100 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Iran in the past 24 hours, marking a rapid upward trajectory in the daily caseloads, as the country experiences its seventh wave of the pandemic.

Covid kills 14 people in Iran in 24 hours

Covid deaths and infections in Iran are soaring again. The Iranian health ministry on Monday put the daily death toll at 14 over the past 24 hours.

Iran’s Covid death toll becomes double-digit again

The daily death toll from the Coronavirus in Iran has become double-digit again. The Iranian health ministry announced on Sunday that 13 people died of the disease in the past 24 hours.

Iran Covid: 9 people killed, 2,704 infected

The Covid daily death toll in Iran has once again become single-digit. The Iranian health ministry on Saturday said 9 people died of the disease over the past 24 hours.

Domestic vaccine to be used as booster shot for Covid: Iran health minister

Iran’s health minister says the ministry under his command has received the permission to inject the Noora vaccine as a booster for other coronavirus vaccines.

Iran sounds alarm over rising number of Covid cases, deaths

Iran’s National Coronavirus Task Force has warned about the rising number of fatalities and cases from the Covid-19 virus in the country.

More coronavirus-hit cities in Iran creeping into red zone

The coronavirus outbreak in 50 cities in Iran has reached alarming levels, according to the Iranian health ministry.

Covid death toll becomes double-digit in Iran again

The daily death toll from the Coronavirus in Iran has become double-digit again. The Iranian health ministry said on Friday that 13 people died of the disease in the past 24 hours.

Health minister warns Iran has entered 7th wave of Covid-19 infections

Iran’s Health Minister Bahram Einollahi says the country has entered a seventh wave of infections with Covid-19, warning that the coronavirus pandemic is still far from over.

Iran Covid: Daily caseload soaring

Covid’s daily caseload is steadily soaring in Iran following weeks of retreat in almost all parts of the country.

Dormant for several months, pandemic shifting into higher gear in Iran

The COVID-19 pandemic is resurging in Iran, as the newest variant of the coronavirus spreads, several months after the contagion had effectively died down.

Health ministry: BA.4, B.A5 triggering surge in Covid-19 cases in Iran

A top Iranian infectious diseases specialist has warned of an uptick in the number of coronavirus cases in Iran, blaming lax health protocols for the surge.

Daily Covid death toll in Iran becomes double-digit

The number of daily Covid deaths in Iran has become double-digit with figures released by the Iranian health ministry on Sunday showing 10 people had died of the virus in the past 24 hours. This is while the death toll on Saturday was 2.

Iran’s Covid taskforce urges public to receive booster shots as infections rise

The head of Iran’s national taskforce against coronavirus has sounded the alarm over a rising number of people seeking medical assistance for Covid-19, advising the public to go for a booster shot to bolster their immune system against the disease.

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