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.
EghtesadOnline: Prompted by the recent decline in coronavirus hospitalizations and deaths, the Education Ministry announced on Monday that some schools will reopen on Jan. 20 in regions with low risk of virus transmission.
EghtesadOnline: Following last week’s launch of the first phase of human trials for a domestically-developed coronavirus vaccine and administering it to three volunteers, Iran will by the end of the week dose four more participants.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Health Ministry registered 101 coronavirus fatalities on Saturday, the lowest overnight tally since mid-June and an 80% drop compared to the peak of the third wave of infections and deaths.
EghtesadOnline: Imam Khomeini International Airport City Company has received 2,000 billion rials ($7.84 million) in coronavirus loans at the lending rate of 12%, says Mohammad Mehdi Karbalaei, the airport’s managing director.
EghtesadOnline: Since the Iranian outbreak of coronavirus pandemic in February, the country’s taxi fleet has incurred a heavy loss of 8.26 trillion rials ($32.11 million), a deputy head of Iran Taxi Union declared.
EghtesadOnline: The new decision by the National Coronavirus Headquarters recognizes a landlord’s right to forfeit a lease agreement during the time of coronavirus, if they prove that they need their properties for the use of their sons or parents, a deputy minister of roads and urban development said.
EghtesadOnline: Although the coronavirus infection rate has slowed, the National Coronavirus Headquarters announced on Saturday that it will extend the nightly curfew to most cities across the country to keep the contagious outbreak at bay.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday announced that most provinces across Iran are reporting a decline in infections, as National Coronavirus Headquarters removed a further 22 cities from red alert, leaving only 12 on the highest alert level.