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.
EghtesadOnline: After a nearly 50-day streak of double-digit daily coronavirus deaths, Iran on Monday logged 108 fatalities, its highest single-day toll since early January.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Health Ministry reported some 8,000 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, the highest single-day rise in nearly two months, as experts warn of a rising fourth wave of infections.
EghtesadOnline: Iran on Friday logged 6,300 fresh cases of the coronavirus and 75 overnight fatalities, as its Health Ministry warned against false hopes about containment of the pandemic.
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.