The latest news about Coronavirus outbreak in Iran, including the latest death toll, number of COVID-19 infections, the number of recovered patients, and the measures taken by the government to contain the disease.
Iranian Deputy Health Minister, Lawmaker Infected with Coronavirus
Iran's deputy health minister and a senior lawmaker have been infected with the new coronavirus, which is rapidly spreading in the Islamic Republic.
Iran Says Fully Ready to Produce More Masks, Hygiene Equipment
Iran’s industry minister says his ministry is fully prepared to manufacture or import the hygiene equipment needed to control coronavirus in cooperation with the industrial and commercial units.
Iran’s Health Ministry Hotline Gives People Advice on Coronavirus
Iran’s health ministry has launched a 24/7 hotline to answer the ambiguities of people concerned by controversial reports about the infections and deaths.
Iran’s Government Takes Inclusive Measures to Tackle Coronavirus
Iran’s government has put in place comprehensive efforts to combat the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus and prevent the spread of the disease in the country.
Coronavirus in Iran: Number of Victims Rises to 15
Iran's Health Ministry spokesman says the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Iran has increased to 95, out of whom 15 have died so far.
21 Coronavirus Patients Recovered in Iranian City of Qom
21 of the coronavirus patients have recovered and are discharged from the hospitals in the Iranian holy city of Qom, the hub of outbreak in the country.
Iranian Military Forces Join Hands to Contain COVID-19
While a novel coronavirus originating from China is taking toll on people around the world, the Iranian military forces have rushed to help the administration tackle the coronavirus epidemic in the country.
Iranian, Turkish Foreign Ministers Discuss Battle against Coronavirus
The Foreign Ministers of Iran and Turkey have talked about the latest developments surrounding the novel coronavirus epidemic.
Iran President Vows to Contain Coronavirus in Shortest Time Possible
President Hassan Rouhani has reassured the people of Iran that his administration would do its utmost to contain the novel coronavirus epidemic in the country in the shortest time and with least number of casualties, saying all resources have been mobilized to protect the health of people.
Iran’s Import of COVID-19 Test Kits Hampered by US Sanctions, FATF Blacklisting
An Iranian official says the import of the novel coronavirus diagnostic test kits has been hindered by the foreign sanctions and the Financial Action Task Force’s recent decision to put Iran on its blacklist.
Coronavirus Outbreak in Iran: Death Toll Rises to 12
The Iranian Health Ministry says the total number of Iranians definitely diagnosed with the coronavirus has risen to 61, twelve of whom have died so far.
Iranian Experts Develop Coronavirus Diagnosis Kit
The first Iranian coronavirus diagnosis kit has been developed by domestic experts.
President Orders Mobilization of Efforts to Eradicate Coronavirus from Iran
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani has ordered the formation of a national headquarters for administering the efforts to contain a novel coronavirus epidemic, assigning the Health Ministry to mobilize resources from all organizations to stop the spread of the disease.
Iranians Using Public Transportation More Cautiously
Scared of CoronavirusOutbreak in Iran, people use public transportation more cautiously Photo by Mostafa Rudaki, Mizan
Rouhani Says US Sanctions on Iran Resemble Coronavirus
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has likened the US sanctions against the Islamic Republic to the novel coronavirus, the fear of which he said is greater than its reality.
Coronavirus in Iran: Schools Shut Down as Death Toll Hits 8
Iran has ordered the closure of all schools, universities and cultural centres of several vulnerable provinces for 10 days in order to contain the spread of coronavirus that has killed eight people and infected 35 others so far.
Iran’s Leader Hails High Voter Turnout Despite Foreign Propaganda Campaigns
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has thanked the Iranian people for their high turnout in the February 21 elections despite propaganda campaigns by foreign media.
Coronavirus in Iran: Death Toll Rises to 5
The death toll from the coronavirus infection in Iran has risen to five, and the total number of confirmed cases to 28, according to the Health Ministry.
China to Cooperate with Iran in Fighting COVID-19 Epidemic
China's Envoy to Tehran Chang Hua has expressed condolences over the passing of the Iranian coronavirus patients.
Four Die of Coronavirus in Iran; 14 Others Infected
Iran’s Health officials say the number of people who have lost their lives due to the deadly coronavirus has reached four.
Iran Elections 2020: Fingerprinting Optional over Coronavirus Fear
A new decree issued by Iran’s Election Headquarters has obviated the need for fingerprints on the ballot papers in the ongoing elections as part of preventive measures to avoid coronavirus in the country.
Iran Elections 2020: Voters Start Casting Ballots
Iranian people have started casting their votes in the country's parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections.
Iran Sets Up Headquarters to Combat Coronavirus
An ad hoc headquarters has been set up at the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education to combat the possible spread of the coronavirus, government spokesman Ali Rabiei said.
Iran Confirms Three New Coronavirus Cases
An Iranian health authority has confirmed on Thursday three new cases of the new coronavirus in the cities of Qom and Arak.
Tehran’s Azadi Tower Lit Up in Solidarity with China
On behalf of Iranian people, the Municipality of Tehran has lit up the capital’s iconic Azadi Tower with messages of sympathy with the Chinese nation in their fight against Coronavirus.