EghtesadOnline: The death rate in road accidents in Iran climbed by 16% in the first four months of the current fiscal year (March 21-July 22), although intercity travel restrictions remain in place due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
EghtesadOnline: The Health Ministry on Tuesday logged an all-time high of 709 fatalities driven by the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus.
EghtesadOnline: Insurance companies paid more than 107 trillion rials ($386.2 million) to hospitals and medical centers since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic in Iran in February 2020.
EghtesadOnline: The fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic infected over 40,800 Iranians and left 580 dead on Monday, the country’s largest single-day rise in cases and mortalities.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s daily death toll caused by Covid-19 surpassed 500 for the first time since the start of the outbreak as the highly transmissible Delta variant ravages the country.
EghtesadOnline: The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalized in the capital Tehran could reach the 10,000 mark by Wednesday as the fifth wave of the outbreak surges across the nation.
EghtesadOnline: The fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic took the tally of daily cases to over 16,000 on Monday as fatalities from the disease neared the 85,000 mark.
EghtesadOnline: During an event celebrating the launch of clinical trials for a sixth local Covid-19 vaccine, Health Minister Saeed Namaki on Sunday said Iran could begin exporting Covid-19 vaccines in a few months after enough of its population is immunized against the viral infection.
EghtesadOnline: Health Minister Saeed Namaki on Saturday attended the unveiling of locally-produced Sputnik V vaccines originally developed by Russia, Iran’s latest attempt at ramping up vaccine rollout.