Process of coronavirus infection is descending: Minister

Tehran (IP) - Attending today's parliament open session the Minister of the Interior noted that the process of coronavirus infection is descending.

Iran PressIran News: Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli stated that good steps have been taken in controlling coronavirus and people have cooperated vigorously.

The minister went on to say that the governors of 1357 cities have acted well and now there is total coordination between provincial and national organizations and they are totally aware of the situation, but it does not mean that we have come back to the normal situation, and efforts of both government and people are needed.

Head of Budget and Planning Organization Mohammad Baqer Nobakht also attended the parliament and said that we have encountered unavoidable costs in coronavirus situation.

"3,560 billion tomans was allocated to the National Task Force in Combating Coronavirus. 600 billion tomans is considered for medical universities. 12,400 billion is considered for supplying equipment and kits", Nobakht highlighted.

Nobakht went on to say that 75,000 billion tomans will be allocated to the jobs in which the employers may fire their staff due to the coronavirus crisis.

"We do not feel weak and will leave behind this tough period successfully", Nobakht concluded.


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