Iran: new coronavirus death toll rises to 22, and infects 144, IRNA report
On Thursday, due to the new coronavirus in Iran, 22 people died, and 144 infected, according to the official Iranian news agency IRNA.
Iranian authorities on Wednesday announced Iran’s new coronavirus (COVID-19) death toll has mounted to 19, with 144 positive cases of the disease.
On Wednesday, Iranian specialists announced internal travel restrictions for individuals with confirmed or suspected cases with the new coronavirus.
Regardless of the spread of the infection, President Hassan Rouhani stated on Wednesday that specialists wouldn’t quarantine any Iranian city. However, All those suspected to have been infected with the new virus would be quarantined for 14 days.
President Hassan Rouhani stated, Covid-19 testing kits had been coming from abroad through the World Health Organization (WHO), and there had been a decrease in referrals to medical clinics and hospitals, Arab News reported.
Iranian authorities are struggling to contain the infection, and also the threat it has inflicted, Numerous schools and offices around the nation have been shut for precaution.
Iran is currently dealing with the most number of coronavirus cases in the Middle East amid the US sanctions and the continuing monetary crisis.
Rouhani stated that the deadly epidemic should not furthermore hamper Iran’s economy.