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Virus on rise again in Iran with over 3,000 cases for third day

Virus on rise again in Iran with over 3,000 cases for third day

The spread of novel coronavirus has accelerated again this month in Iran which on Wednesday officially confirmed over 3,000 new cases for a third consecutive day.

Iran to reopen religious, cultural sites - president

Iran to reopen religious, cultural sites - president

Iran on Saturday moved to open businesses, religious and cultural sites as it eases restrictions imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

Iran's coronavirus death toll rises by 76 to 5,650

Iran's coronavirus death toll rises by 76 to 5,650

Iran's death toll from the new coronavirus rose by 76 during the last 24 hours to reach a total of 5,650, a Health Ministry spokesman said on state TV on Saturday.

Tehran cautiously reopens as economic hardship trumps virus risks

Tehran cautiously reopens as economic hardship trumps virus risks

Iran allowed some shuttered Tehran businesses to reopen Saturday despite the Middle East's deadliest coronavirus outbreak, as many faced a bitter choice between risking infection and economic ruin.

Iran reports 111 virus deaths, raising total to 4,585

Iran reports 111 virus deaths, raising total to 4,585

Iran's health ministry on Monday reported another 111 deaths from the novel coronavirus, taking the official overall toll in the worst-hit Middle East country to 4,585.

Iran says coronavirus death toll nearing 4,000

Iran says coronavirus death toll nearing 4,000

The total number of coronavirus cases in Iran has risen to more than 62,000 and the death toll is nearing 4,000, according to health ministry data announced on Tuesday

Iran says virus infections show 'gradual' decline

Iran says virus infections show 'gradual' decline

The trajectory of coronavirus infections in Iran appears to have started a "gradual" downward trend, the government said Monday, but it warned the disease is far from being under control.