Tehran (IP) - The Head of Iran Mall Health Center said that the Corona Health Center of Iran Mall started operating on March 18, and within four to five days the center got ready to accept patients.

Iran PressIran News: "At the moment we have 200 beds ready and can be increased to 1,000 beds and we can prepare 1,000 beds by next week," Ali Jafari told Iran Press correspondent on Sunday.

According to Jafari, the center also has Health Ministry standards.

About the number of patients that the center can accept, he said: "There will be 5 clinical staff for every fifty people here and with the increase of our patients we will have more staff."

The Head of Iran Mall Health Center added: "Also, patients, who get discharged from the hospitals and need to be quarantined for a few more days, will be accepted here to pass their period."

Coinciding with field-medical and research-medical efforts, Iran is moving forward in the fight against the virus despite cruel and illegal US sanctions.

The new respiratory virus, known officially as COVID-19, has spread to every continent except Antarctica as well as every single European country.

The number of diagnosed cases globally has surpassed 300,000 with more than 13000 deaths, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Over 95,000 people with diagnosed cases have recovered.

Head of Iran's Health Ministry Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour said on Sunday that 7,913 people out of a total of 21,638 infected by the coronavirus have survived the deadly disease while 1,685 have unfortunately succumbed to death.


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