Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman says the novel coronavirus has killed 253 patients since Friday noon, increasing the overall death toll to 30,123.
A senior Iranian military commander says the Armed Forces stand ready to set up makeshift hospitals to treat coronavirus patients if need be.
The Food and Drug Administration of Iran says the 19 truckloads of medicines seized in Iraq were not Iranian, and had only been transferred via Iran.
Iranian experts and entrepreneurs overseas have established some160 start-ups so far in a line with a cooperation program drawn up to set the stage for the establishment of such companies.
Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman says the novel coronavirus has killed 265 patients since Wednesday noon, increasing the overall death toll to 29,870.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman has confirmed 4,616 new cases of COVID-19 infection in 24 hours, increasing the total number of cases to 517,835.
An Iranian epidemiologist says the average number of deaths in Iran per million due to the COVID-19 infection is 2.5 times higher than global average.
Iran has confirmed 279 new fatalities caused by the novel coronavirus, breaking its one-day record of COVID-19 deaths for the third time in a week.
The Iranian president has agreed to the enforcement of lockdowns in five major cities across the nation during the days-long holidays ahead in order to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Iran's Health Ministry spokeswoman says the novel coronavirus has killed 254 patients since Monday noon, increasing the overall death toll to 29,070.