EghtesadOnline: As the National Coronavirus Headquarters revises health protocols to prepare for the reopening of all businesses in moderate and low risk regions, officials cautioned against removing restrictions too early, fearing another resurgence.
EghtesadOnline: Lockdown disciplines returned to the province of Tehran for a one-week period to tackle the spread of the coronavirus infection in the epicenter of the outbreak in Iran.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani said Iran needs to navigate a middle course with regard to coronavirus-related restrictions so as to avoid “response fatigue”—as put by the World Health Organization—during a long-term battle with the infectious disease.
EghtesadOnline: Iran will reimpose some lockdown measures in its overcrowded capital Tehran to halt a new surge in Covid-19 cases, which has overwhelmed hospitals and pushed the daily death toll to a record high.
EghtesadOnline: Uzbekistan lifted the limitations it had set on Iranian trucks transiting through its territory since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, according to the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
EghtesadOnline: The initiative to ease restrictions on trading the so-called Justice Shares will allow Justice Shares worth 3,000 trillion rails ($18.75 billion) to be offered Iran’s stock market, head of the Iranian Privatization Organization said.
EghtesadOnline: The Agriculture Ministry has temporarily lifted restrictions on rice cultivation in the country after it had announced plans to gradually limit and ultimately ban the production of this staple crop in all provinces, except the provinces of Gilan and Mazandaran, amid fears of drought.
EghtesadOnline: The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that rushing to ease coronavirus restrictions will likely lead to a resurgence of the illness, a warning that comes as governments start rolling out plans to get their economies up and running again.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s gold market will reopen on Monday following a month-long hiatus due to restrictions ordered by the government on almost all businesses to impede spread of the coronavirus.
EghtesadOnline: Iran relaxed more of its restrictive measures on Monday and allowed medium-risk businesses to resume operations, but extended the closure of schools, universities, mosques and holy sites.