Iran’s health minister says 6.5 million households have been tested for the novel Coronavirus as part of the country’s National Mobilisation Plan to fight the disease.
Iran’s president says the country’s efforts in containing the deadly coronavirus in the face of the US sanctions and its maximum pressure policy are of great value because no other country could fight with coronavirus in such circumstances.
Iran’s Health Ministry says the number of Coronavirus infections has increased to 12,729, out of whom 611 have died and 4,339 have recovered and been discharged from hospital.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has appreciated the assistance provided for the Islamic Republic by a number of Asian and European countries in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has, in a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, urged the international community to “disregard inhuman US sanctions” as the outbreak of the novel coronavirus is killing people in the Islamic Republic.
The Iranian government has, so far, allotted Rls. 16,000 billion (over $100 million) in funding to combat the coronavirus outbreak in the country.
Iran’s information and communications minister says home Internet services will remain free till the end of the current Iranian year due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Serbian counterpart Ivica Dačić had a telephone conversation on Friday.
Iran’s top officer says the Iranian Armed Forces will clear all cities within 24 hours to contain the spread of coronavirus that has killed more than 500 people.
Iran’s Health Ministry has confirmed 1,289 new cases of Coronavirus infections, including 85 new deaths.