Mahshid Nasehi, a health ministry official, has said that the ministry has concluded a tuberculosis control program across the country.
The Ministry of Health is determined to expand the use of Iranian traditional medicine in the health system, the director of the Iranian Medicine Office of the Ministry of Health, has announced.
The Iranian Ministry of Health has announced that a nationwide lockdown is necessary for two weeks in order to curb the recent wave of coronavirus which has surged infections and mortalities following the Noruz (New Year holidays).
The number of patients who have died of the coronavirus infection in Iran over the past 24 hours stands at 179, the Health Ministry said.
More than 380,000 coronavirus positive cases have recovered from the infectious disease in Iran as of Wednesday, the Health Ministry said.
President Hassan Rouhani said some restrictions might be reinstated in the country as the Health Ministry reported the highest single-day death toll in nearly two months.
Iran’s Health Ministry said on Wednesday that most of the country’s provinces are classified as “red” due to the spread of the coronavirus.
More than 353,000 coronavirus positive cases have recovered from the infectious disease in Iran, the Health Ministry said.
While the death toll from COVID-19 in Iran surpassed 23,000 on Saturday, the Health Ministry said more than 330,000 positive cases have recovered from the disease.
Iran’s Health Ministry spokeswoman said the novel coronavirus has killed 109 patients from Sunday to Monday, bringing the overall death toll to 21,571.