coronavirus

Grand Bazaar of Tehran shuts down amid fourth wave of coronavirus pandemic

Grand Bazaar of Tehran, a major hub for the country’s economy, has been closed for two weeks following the sharp rise in the number of COVID-19 cases across Iran.

Society Economy

Iran records highest daily death toll in 4 months

Iran reported 258 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Sunday, the highest daily toll since early December, Reuters reported.

Society Economy

Tehran goes under partial lockdown for 2 weeks

Tehran has been put under a partial lockdown that would last for two weeks amid a fresh surge in cases of the coronavirus.

Society Economy

Iran reports record daily coronavirus cases of 20,954

Iran has shattered its daily record for new coronavirus infections for the second consecutive day, with 20,954 new cases reported on Wednesday.

Society Economy

First COVAX shipment of 700,000 jabs sent to Tehran

Iran’s Health Ministry says the first shipment of the World Health Organization’s COVAX global vaccine plan, containing more than 700,000 doses of the Oxford–AstraZeneca vaccine, has been sent to Tehran from Amsterdam.

Society Economy

Iran urges IMF to reply to its emergency loan request

Iran has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to immediately consider Iran’s request for an emergency loan it needs to battle the economic impacts of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Macro Economy

Iran reports 10,250 new COVID-19 cases, Nowruz travels main cause

Iran reported 10,250 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, raising its nationwide caseload to 1,875,234.

Society Economy

Iran extends border closure with Iraq for passengers

Iran-Iraq border points will be closed for passengers until April 4, Hossein Qasemi, director-general of border affairs of Iranian Interior Ministry, told IRNA news agency.

Society Economy

Iran to start vaccination with domestic COVID-19 vaccine in May

Iran will start its vaccination program against COVID-19 for the general population in May using the domestic vaccine COV-Iran Barekat, an official was quoted as saying on Tuesday by news agency Tasnim.

Society Economy

Iranian businesses gradually returning to normal amid pandemic

A review of electronic transactions processed during the last calendar month (Jan. 20 - Feb.18) showed that businesses have almost returned to the pre-COVID era in both the volume and value of transactions.

Macro Economy