EghtesadOnline: Iran’s National Coronavirus Taskforce on Saturday began to impose strict travel restrictions and closed down non-essential businesses as part of efforts to stem the disease.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday called on committees within the National Coronavirus Taskforce to put forward their proposals on stricter supervision of Covid-19 regulations and imposition of fines for Saturday’s meeting of the taskforce.
EghtesadOnline: Head of Tehran’s coronavirus taskforce called for the government’s “serious intervention” to assist the key province in confronting a third wave of Covid-19 infections.
EghtesadOnline: Two container ships are scheduled to start sailing from Russia’s Astrakhan to Iran’s port of Anzali in September as per a decision by the International North-South Corridor Taskforce, which includes Lotus Special Economic Zone of Astrakhan, Russia, and Iran’s Anzali and Chabahar FTZs, says Seyyed Jalil Jalalifar, a member of Iran-Russia Chamber of Commerce.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Covid-19 tally rose past the 300,000 threshold on Friday, as its national taskforce began to broaden the scope of lockdown measures in its worst-hit regions.
EghtesadOnline: In an open letter to Iran’s Health Minister Saeed Namaki, the head of Tehran’s Coronavirus Taskforce called for helping half of government employees in the capital Tehran pursue teleworking amid rising coronavirus infections and deaths.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s coronavirus taskforce is returning lockdown restrictions to the capital starting Saturday to curb the relentless spread of the infectious disease, as fresh cases and deaths continue to climb.
EghtesadOnline: Two local authorities in the capital Tehran have filed a request with the national coronavirus taskforce on Tuesday, asking for the reimposition of lockdown measures following a spike in hospitalizations and deaths in the overcrowded metropolis.
EghtesadOnline: As confirmed Covid-19 cases have soared in most of Iran’s 31 provinces, its coronavirus taskforce is scheduled to discuss a proposal that would mandate face coverings for people outdoors.
EghtesadOnline: More than 4,000 schools will be inspected in summer to evaluate the seismic safety of their buildings, according to Farnam Khojastehfar, an official with the Central Taskforce of Technical Inspection of Buildings.