EghtesadOnline: The fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic took the tally of daily cases to over 16,000 on Monday as fatalities from the disease neared the 85,000 mark.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's total number of coronavirus cases surged past the two million milestone on Thursday, amid the relentless spread of a fourth wave of infections that has overwhelmed hospitals in all major cities.
Eghtesadonline: Iran broke its single-day record for new coronavirus cases on Tuesday by recording 17,400 infections, with the British variant of the virus accounting for most of the new cases.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called for extra vigilance due to the rising number of Covid-19 infections and hospitalizations ahead of Norouz, the Iranian New Year holidays (starting March 21).
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: Health Minister Saeed Namaki announced late Saturday that the third wave of Covid-19 infections in Iran has been brought under control with only 23 cities remaining on red alert.
EghtesadOnline: The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Iran soared past one million on Thursday, less than 10 months into the pandemic, as the Health Ministry reported a decline in hospitalizations and deaths.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s tally of Covid-19 infections surged past 900,000, as the country reported its largest single-day jump in cases on Friday, prompting the government to further tighten restrictions to stem the spread of the disease.
EghtesadOnline: Confirmed cases of the coronavirus outbreak in Iran exceeded 800,000 on Wednesday, as the government prepared to impose a large-scale lockdown to stem the spread of the contagion.
EghtesadOnline: Coronavirus infections in Iran topped the 700,000 mark on Tuesday, as the Health Ministry announced ramping up daily testing capacity to 100,000 to prevent the spread of the contagion.