DUBAI: The brand new coronavirus kills one particular person each 10 minutes in Iran, the well being ministry spokesperson tweeted on Thursday, because the demise toll within the Center East worst-affected nation climbed to 1,284.
“Based on our information, every 10 minutes one person dies from the coronavirus and some 50 people become infected with the virus every hour in Iran,” Kianush Jahanpur tweeted.
با لحاظ این اطلاعات در مورد سفر، تردد، جابجایی و دید و بازدید نوروزی و … آگاهانه تصمیم بگیرید …
— Kianush Jahanpur (@drjahanpur) March 19, 2020
COVID-19: Loss of life toll in Iran climbs to 1,284
As a part of its efforts to include the virus, Tehran has taken a number of measures, together with the closure of all faculties and better training establishments, calling off sports activities occasions and banning authorities officers from leaving the nation.
Since first being detected in Wuhan, China in December, the novel coronavirus has claimed greater than 8,900 lives globally, in response to international information maintained by Johns Hopkins College (JHU).