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 […]

Coronavirus: Tenerife Hotel With Hundreds Of Guests Locked Down

A hotel in Tenerife in Spain’s Canary Islands has been locked down after a visiting Italian doctor tested positive for coronavirus. Hundreds of guests at the H10 Costa Adeje Palace Hotel were initially told to stay in their rooms as medical tests were carried out, Spanish media report. The doctor is reportedly from the Lombardy […]

Covid-19: Rapid Spread Raises Fears Of Global Pandemic

Fears are growing that the coronavirus outbreak could reach pandemic scale as more cases emerge around the world. Most infections are in China but other Nations like South Korea, Italy and Iran are battling the virus, which causes respiratory disease Covid-19. About 77,000 people in China, where the virus emerged last year, have been infected […]

Qatar To Quarantine Passengers Arriving From Iran, South Korea

Qatar Airways said passengers arriving from Iran and South Korea will remain in home isolation or a quarantine facility for 14 days over fears of a new coronavirus outbreak. This was said in a statement by Qatar Airways on Monday, February 24, 2020.