EghtesadOnline: A total of 1.66 million passengers and 17,268 tons of cargos were transported by air in Iran during the 12th month of last Iranian year (Feb. 20-March 19) to register a 54% and 52% year-on-year decline respectively.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s death toll from the virus known to cause COVID-19 neared 6,000 on Wednesday, roughly accounting for 2.7% of global fatalities from the disease in 210 countries and territories that have so far reported the infection.
EghtesadOnline: Iran will receive $50 million from the World Bank to help the health sector cope with the coronavirus pandemic, a deputy health minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Social distancing is almost impossible in a crowded city like Tehran, unless more buses and taxis are added to the public transportation fleet, Tehran City Council chief says.
EghtesadOnline: A majority of provinces in Iran are seeing a decline in the number of new COVID-19 cases and related deaths, Deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi said.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said the ban on inter-province travels placed to curb coronavirus transmission will be lifted on April 20, as Iran’s daily infection tally declines.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s new coronavirus cases dropped to its lowest in eight days on Tuesday, registering 2,089 infections, down by 185 from a day earlier, a health official announced.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s tally of coronavirus cases crossed 60,000 on Monday, as the country witnessed its seventh consecutive day of declining totals.
EghtesadOnline: The government has approved a large package to help low-income households and struggling businesses impacted by the rapidly spreading coronavirus.