The novel coronavirus has led to the death of a pregnant Iranian nurse before she delivered her baby.
The Iranian minister of culture and Islamic guidance says the country will exchange its “poetic” experience of coronavirus with the world.
The Iranian health minister has accused London of hiding the truth about the mutated variant of the novel Coronavirus after a 71-year-old woman with no travel history died of the UK strain.
Iran has confirmed 74 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, increasing the overall death toll to 58,883.
The Iranian president has called for tighter measures on the country’s border entry points to stem the spread of coronavirus, especially the new strains of the virus.
A senior Iranian official says the country is in talks with China and India to purchase coronavirus vaccines.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman has confirmed 7,298 new cases of COVID-19 infection in 24 hours, increasing the total number of cases to 1,503,753.
Hundreds of hospital beds have become operational across Iran as part of national health and medical treatment projects inaugurated by President Hassan Rouhani.
Iran officially started its mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Tuesday, giving the first shot of the Russian Sputnik-V vaccine to the Health Minister's son.
Iranian Deputy Health Minister Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz is visiting the Russian capital of Moscow at the head of a delegation to discuss cooperation between the two sides on the co-production of the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik-V, among other issues.