EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Health Ministry on Sunday registered the first three deaths from the Omicron variant of the coronavirus nearly one month after the first case was identified in the capital Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: The number of cities on coronavirus red alert spiked by six to 22 on Monday as health authorities warned about a possible sixth wave emerging across the country.
EghtesadOnline: Health Minister Bahram Einollahi said on Saturday that Iran has taken the necessary steps to contain a possible sixth wave of Covid-19 as the country plans to move forward with school and university reopenings.
EghtesadOnline: Demand for gasoline soared by 40% in the first four months of the current fiscal year (March 2021-22) compared with the corresponding period of last year and this is while deaths caused by the fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is approaching 500 per day, the head of the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company said.
EghtesadOnline: The government met 98.6% of the fiscal 2020-21 budget outlay, despite the significant shocks of US “maximum pressure” campaign and the coronavirus pandemic, says Hamid Pourmohammadi, the deputy head of Plan and Budget Organization of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Iran aims to vaccinate its 13 million high-risk population by late July to reduce the coronavirus pandemic’s death rate, President Hassan Rouhani announced.
EghtesadOnline: Domestic red meat consumption has plunged since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc on livestock breeders and nomadic livelihood.
EghtesadOnline: Iran on Tuesday launched the second phase of its national Covid-19 vaccination campaign, aiming to immunize people above 65 years as well as patients with preexisting health conditions against the infectious disease.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday cautioned against a new variant of the novel coronavirus originating in India and called for the close monitoring of the mutation.
EghtesadOnline: Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli has declared a state of emergency in the western province of Khuzestan on Tuesday evening and asked the public to refrain from travelling to the coronavirus-stricken region.