Governor of the Central Bank of Iran has unveiled plans for the purchase of 16.8 million doses of coronavirus vaccine through the World Health Organization's COVAX programme after the first prepayment was made in cooperation with two Iranian and three European banks.
The Iranian Minister of Health has confirmed the detection in Iran of the first case of a new strain of coronavirus, which was first identified in the UK.
Iran has confirmed 98 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the lowest figure since June 20, 2020, increasing the overall death toll to 55,748.
A senior Iranian official says the Health Ministry has drawn up a timetable for distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, based on which the inoculation of top-priority groups will begin in the coming weeks.
A second group of volunteers have received an Iranian vaccine for the coronavirus as part of a human trial on Monday.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the South Korean vessel has been seized because it was polluting the water.
Iran has seized a South-Korean-flagged chemical tanker in its southern waters over "chemical pollution" of the Persian Gulf, informed sources say.
The Iranian cabinet has ratified a bill that would protect the women’s dignity and support them against violence.
Iranian Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari has highlighted his organization’s strategy to support the domestic knowledge-based and innovative companies.
Iran's Health Ministry has confirmed 102 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, increasing the overall death toll to 55,540.