Seyyed Hadi Khosroshahi, a prominent Iranian cleric and the Islamic Republic’s first ambassador to Vatican City, has died of the novel coronavirus at the age of 81.
Iran’s Health Minister Saeid Namaki says the country will surprise the world by bringing to its knees a coronavirus that has killed 26 and infected over 200 others since it broke out in the country last week.
The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Mohsen Baharvand and the Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have discussed the ways to combat the novel coronavirus epidemic.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has announced plans for receiving a shipment of 20,000 novel coronavirus diagnostic test kits from China.
Iran's Health Ministry says 106 new cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in past 24 hours, increasing total number to 245.
A senior doctor says US sanctions have contributed to shortages of medical equipment in Iran, which has affected efforts to contain coronavirus and treat patients.
A medical expert says the rate of coronavirus infection in Iran is going to decline in the coming weeks.
The postal service of Iran is going to utilize electric motorcycles as part of plans to curb air pollution.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran hosted a meeting on Wednesday to inform the World Health Organization (WHO) representative and the foreign ambassadors residing in Tehran about the country’s measures to contain the novel coronavirus epidemic.
Iran's Health Ministry has confirmed that the number of people killed by the deadly novel coronavirus in Iran has risen to 19.