Tags : iran

Coronavirus: Iran Death Toll Hits 9,500

As Iran’s fight against the Coronavirus pandemic entered its fifth month the country’s Health authorities have announced more than 100 new deaths from Coronavirus and another 2,000 cases of the illness. Iran reported its first Coronavirus cases on February 19, 2020, and it has since struggled to contain the outbreak, the worst in the Middle […]

Iran Records 56 Coronavirus Deaths In 24 Hours

The Iranian government on Wednesday confirmed 56 new fatalities from coronavirus in the last 24 hours. The recent records has brought the nationwide death toll to 7,564. According to the Iranian Health Ministry spokesman, Kianoush Jahanpour, further 2,080 people have tested positive for COVID-19, raising the overall count to 141,59. He added that 111,176 patients […]

Virus-Hit Iran To Reopen Mosques For Holy Nights

Virus-hit Iran will reopen its Mosques for three nights over the next week so that worshippers can pray during one of the holiest times of the year. The Islamic republic shut its Mosques and shrines in March as part of its efforts to contain the Middle East’s deadliest outbreak of the novel Coronavirus. The reopening, […]

54 Inmates Missing After Iran Mass Jail Break

Iranian security forces are searching for 54 escaped inmates following a prison break over which four guards were arrested. Iran’s State News Agency reported this on Sunday, March 29, 2020. A judicial official in Kurdistan province, Mojtaba Shirouzbozorgi, told IRNA that some Prison Guards were summoned, four of them were arrested and others released on […]

Coronavirus: Iran, Spain Announce 532 Deaths In 24 Hours

Iran on Sunday announced 129 new deaths caused by the coronavirus, raising to 1,685 the official death toll in one of the worst hit countries along with Italy and China. Iran’s Health Ministry spokesman Kianouche Jahanpour disclosed that more than 1,028 new cases had been recorded in the past 24 hours and a total of […]

COVID-19 Pandemic: FG Issues Travel Ban On 13 Countries

The Federal Government has issued a travel ban on 13 countries over the spread of the Coronavirus. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha made the announcement at a media briefing on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, as he said it was part of measures to contain and manage the pandemic. The affected […]

Iran Reports 49 New Coronavirus Deaths, Highest Single-Day Toll

Iran’s health ministry on Sunday reported 49 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, the highest toll within 24 hours since the start of the outbreak in the country. According to AFP, Iran Health Ministry Spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said in a televised news conference that ,“at least 194 of our compatriots who fell sick with the […]

Iranian Lawmaker Dies Of Coronavirus

An Iranian lawmaker died from the novel coronavirus on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The state news agency IRNA reported, one of several officials to succumb to the illness in the epidemic hit country. The agency said, Fatemeh Rahbar, aged 55, was a conservative MP and had recently been elected to the parliament from the capital […]

Coronavirus: 78-Year Old Is Australia’s First Fatality

A 78-year-old man evacuated from the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise liner in Japan died at a Perth hospital Sunday, becoming Australia’s first fatality from the disease, officials said. His 79-year-old wife was also infected with the disease during the cruise and remains in a Perth hospital, a spokeswoman for the Western Australian state health department […]

“Key To Contain Coronavirus Is Breaking The Chains Of Transmission”

The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, as said the key to containing Coronavirus is to break the chains of transmission. The WHO D.G also revealed that 24 cases of coronavirus have been exported from Italy to 14 Countries and about 97 cases exported from Iran to 11 Countries. In his […]