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COVID-19 in Iran

COVID-19 in Iran: Death Toll Rises to 2,640

Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus has increased to 2,640, with 129 new deaths confirmed in the past 24 hours.

COVID-19 Here to Stay as No Treatment Developed Yet: Iran President

The Iranian president says fellow countrymen should prepare themselves to live with the coronavirus until a vaccine or treatment is developed for it.
Iran President Calls for Efforts to Develop Coronavirus Vaccine

Iran President Calls for Efforts to Develop Coronavirus Vaccine

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has appreciated the efforts made in the country to counter the CIVID-19 epidemic, calling for all-out efforts to develop a vaccine and medication for the novel coronavirus.
Over 93,000 Iranian Inmates on Furlough amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Over 93,000 Iranian Inmates on Furlough amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Head of the Iranian Prisons, Security and Corrective Measures Organization says more than 93,000 eligible prisoners across the country have been granted leave amid the outbreak of coronavirus.

Iranian Scientist Denies Developing COVID-19 Drug

Iranian professor Dr Masoud Soleimani says what he and his team are developing for treatment of coronavirus is a stem cell "therapy", not a drug, as claimed in a media report.
Iranian NGOs Call on UN Chief to Work Towards Getting US Sanctions Lifted

Iranian NGOs Call on UN Chief to Work Towards Getting US Sanctions Lifted

More than 320 Iranian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have called on the UN secretary general to stop inhumane US sanctions on Iran.
Iranian Singers Giving Online Concerts to Lift People’s Spirits amid Lockdown

Iranian Singers Giving Online Concerts to Lift People’s Spirits amid Lockdown

Iranian singers have started giving online concerts to entertain the people who have locked themselves up at homes amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Iran’s Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 2,517

Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus has increased to 2,517, with 139 new deaths confirmed in the past 24 hours.

IRGC Unveils First Mobile Coronavirus Testing Device

The Basij force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has unveiled the first mobile coronavirus testing machine capable of carry 200 test samples.