President Hassan Rouhani announced on Saturday that new COVID-19 related restrictions will be applied in the capitals of 25 provinces and 46 cities of the country for ten days from Wednesday, as the virus cases are on the rise.
The coronavirus death toll could double to reach the two million mark before a vaccine comes into wide use, WHO says.
Coronavirus worldwide cases have exceeded 26.1 million with the deaths passing 867,000 in total, according to Worldometer figures.
President of Iran Hassan Rouhani said around 35 million people in the country are estimated to be susceptible to the novel coronavirus infection.
Having endured a common cold could protect people from getting severe COVID-19, according to scientists.
cientists are only starting to grasp the vast array of health problems caused by the COVID-19, some of which may have lingering effects on patients and health systems for years to come,
The daily death toll from the coronavirus in Iran surpassed 120 as the total number of cases since the outbreak of the disease in the country is about to hit 210,000.
The US will prohibit the entry of most non-US citizens arriving from Brazil, where coronavirus cases have spiked to the second highest in the world, expanding restrictions already placed on visitors from China and Europe.
Germany and several other European countries where the coronavirus spread has slowed were moving ahead Friday with relaxing border restrictions, while flare-ups in Mexico and elsewhere served as a reminder the pandemic is far from over.
The number of confirmed coronavirus infections has surpassed 4.1 million and more than 1.4 million people have recovered.