Iran's Health Ministry says 739 people have recovered from the novel Coronavirus, that has so far killed over 100 and infected more than 3,000 in Iran.
A national campaign is getting underway in Iran to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Head of Iran’s Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences says one of the university’s research centres has managed to produce a drug for the novel coronavirus, and the medicine is currently undergoing clinical trials.
The Biotechnology Development Headquarters of Iran’s Vice Presidency for Science and Technology has announced that two basic knowledge-based projects have been submitted for the production of Iranian diagnostic kits since the early days of the coronavirus outbreak in the country.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged the hostile governments who have offered to help Iran in the fight against coronavirus to remove the sanctions on the medicine and foodstuff on the first hand if they are honest about assisting the Iranian people.
Iran's Health Ministry has confirmed 586 new cases of the novel coronavirus, including 15 new deaths.
The spokesperson for the Iranian Taskforce on Combatting Novel Coronavirus has called on people to join the nationwide “helping hand” campaign to assist the Red Crescent Society in the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic, particularly in the underprivileged areas.
Spokesman for the Iranian Taskforce on Combatting Novel Coronavirus Ali Rabiei says the country has got out of “the primary coronavirus shock” and will finally survive the crisis.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expounded on the latest measures taken by the ministry in close cooperation and coordination with the Health Ministry in order to minimize the adverse effects of the coronavirus epidemic.
Twenty-three Iranian lawmakers have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus, says the Iranian Parliament’s Deputy Speaker Abdolreza Mesri.