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.
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.