Gulf Times - Iran-covid-19
Iran says medics exhausted in battle against coronavirus

Iran says medics exhausted in battle against coronavirus

Iran reported 216 new deaths from the novel coronavirus on Sunday, calling on its citizens to observe health protocols more closely to ease the burden on exhausted medical staff.

Iran's daily virus deaths near record high

Iran's daily virus deaths near record high

Iran on Monday reported 160 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, close to the country's highest single-day toll announced the previous day.

Iran imposes new curbs as coronavirus toll rises

Iran imposes new curbs as coronavirus toll rises

Iranians who do not wear masks will be denied state services and workplaces that fail to comply with health protocols will be shut for a week, President Hassan Rouhani said

Iran urges social distancing as coronavirus cases top 200,000

Iran urges social distancing as coronavirus cases top 200,000

Iran's tally of confirmed coronavirus cases topped 200,000 on Friday, as state media continued to warn about a lack of proper social distancing despite a new surge of infections.

Iran says virus delays reading of Ukraine airline black boxes

Iran says virus delays reading of Ukraine airline black boxes

Iran said on Monday that the coronavirus pandemic has slowed its plans to send abroad the black boxes of a Ukrainian plane its forces mistakenly shot down in January.

Iran daily virus deaths exceed 100 for first time in 2 months

Iran daily virus deaths exceed 100 for first time in 2 months

Iran Sunday reported over 100 deaths in a single day from the novel coronavirus for the first time in two months, with authorities saying a recent surge in confirmed cases is due to increased testing.

Iran president decries reduced respect for virus rules

Iran president decries reduced respect for virus rules

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday reproached citizens for their reduced adherence to health measures designed to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Iranian wedding party fuelled new Covid-19 surge, President Rouhani says

Iranian wedding party fuelled new Covid-19 surge, President Rouhani says

A wedding party contributed to a new surge in coronavirus infections in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday but insisted the country had no option but to keep its economy open despite warnings of a second wave of the epidemic.

Virus on rise again in Iran with over 3,000 cases for third day

Virus on rise again in Iran with over 3,000 cases for third day

The spread of novel coronavirus has accelerated again this month in Iran which on Wednesday officially confirmed over 3,000 new cases for a third consecutive day.

Iran to reopen religious, cultural sites - president

Iran to reopen religious, cultural sites - president

Iran on Saturday moved to open businesses, religious and cultural sites as it eases restrictions imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

Iran's coronavirus death toll rises by 76 to 5,650

Iran's coronavirus death toll rises by 76 to 5,650

Iran's death toll from the new coronavirus rose by 76 during the last 24 hours to reach a total of 5,650, a Health Ministry spokesman said on state TV on Saturday.

Tehran cautiously reopens as economic hardship trumps virus risks

Tehran cautiously reopens as economic hardship trumps virus risks

Iran allowed some shuttered Tehran businesses to reopen Saturday despite the Middle East's deadliest coronavirus outbreak, as many faced a bitter choice between risking infection and economic ruin.