Iran expects 500,000 daily vaccinations soon

Iran’s Health Minister Saeed Namaki on Monday evening said Iran will be able to administer half a million vaccine shots a day in the near future.

Society Economy

Iran reports 10,145 new coronavirus cases, 2,732,152 in total

Iran reported on Friday 10,145 new COVID-19 cases, raising the country’s total infections to 2,732,152.

Society Economy

Iran to vaccinate 15% of population by late July

President Hassan Rouhani said some 13 million people in Iran, about 15% of the population, will be vaccinated against the coronavirus by July 22, as the country tries to combat the Middle East’s worst outbreak.

Society Economy

Iran to repatriate citizens stuck in India

The Iranian civil aviation authority (CAO) says it is waiting for a permission from the Iranian health ministry to hold an emergency flight to India to evacuate Iranian nationals from the country amid a serious outbreak of the coronavirus.


Grand Bazaar of Tehran reopens after virus restrictions eased

The National Coronavirus Headquarters has agreed that restrictions imposed on Group II of jobs in the high-risk red and orange zones for coronavirus transmission, including Tehran’s Grand Bazaar and shopping malls, should be relaxed.

Society Economy

Iran receives its largest Covid-19 vaccine shipment

The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) on Sunday imported the largest cargo of Covid-19 vaccines to the country.

Society Economy

Iran reports 18,698 new virus cases, 2,534,855 in total

Iran on Sunday reported 18,698 new COVID-19 cases, taking the country’s total infections to 2,534,855.

Society Economy

Iranian vaccine manufacturer receives 2nd batch of equipment

Iran’s SETAD has taken delivery of a second batch of equipment needed for mass production for its Coviran Barekat coronavirus vaccine as the industrial conglomerate plans to scale up manufacturing to 25 million doses per month.

Society Economy

Iranians observe Ramadan amid virus, sanctions challenges

The Iranians have been observing Ramadan since Wednesday amid the fourth wave of COVID-19 pandemic and hardships brought about by the U.S.-imposed sanctions.

Society Economy

Iran reports over 400 new coronavirus deaths

Iran’s health ministry reported on Sunday 405 more COVID-19 deaths, raising the death toll of the pandemic in the country to 66,732.

Society Economy