Iran begins lifting restrictions after brief coronavirus lockdown

Iran began reopening government offices Saturday after a brief nationwide lockdown to help contain the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East, which has killed more than 4,300 people in the country. Authorities had ordered most government agencies and all non-essential businesses to remain closed for a week after the Nowruz holiday ended on April […]

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Iran COVID-19 Deaths Cross 4,000 But Figures Show Drop In New Cases

Iran has reported 66,220 infections so far. (Representational) Tehran, Iran: Iran’s health ministry on Thursday said 117 new deaths from the novel coronavirus took the total to 4,110 in one of the countries worst hit by the pandemic. But ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said the latest figures showed there was a downward trend in the […]

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International Media Reports Over 210 Coronavirus Deaths In Iran Amid Ministry Denial

Most people died in Tehran and Qom, where the country’s first case was reported London: At least 210 people have died in Iran from the new coronavirus, BBC Persian reported Friday citing unnamed sources in the Islamic republic’s health system, promoting an angry denial from a health ministry spokesman. Most of the people died in […]

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Coronavirus Kills 26 In Iran, Vice President Tests Positive For Virus

Iranian vice president Massoumeh Ebtekar oversees women’s affairs Tehran: The coronavirus epidemic in Iran has cost 26 lives, the health ministry announced Thursday, with a vice president becoming the latest top official to be infected as the spread appeared to accelerate. Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour told a news conference that the tally of infections […]

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