According to Iran’s Tasnim News Agency, Iranian President Rouhani said at the meeting of the National Committee for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 on the 13th local time that relevant departments should be more vigilant about the risk of the spread of Variant novel coronavirus, and stricter testing and isolation measures at Iran’s ports of entry, especially for that Some travelers from countries that have Variant COVID-19.
Compared with the high incidence period of the epidemic in November and December last year, the current epidemic situation in Iran has eased, and the number of new deaths and confirmed cases in a single day has decreased, especially the number of new deaths in a single day has been less than 100 in the last month.
As of noon on the 13th, Iran had a total of 1510,873 confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which 1,291,726 had recovered and 58,883 had died.
Rouhani also said at a meeting on the 13th that in order to prevent the emergence of the fourth epidemic, it is necessary to speed up testing and prevent the epidemic from causing more damage to people’s health and daily life before the New Year in Nowruz, Iran, which begins in late March this year.
The report also said that Iran’s first patient diagnosed with Variant coronavirus died in the northern city of Gazwin on the 12th of this month.