Feb 27, 2020 14:00 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Mar 31, 2020 10:26 Asia/Tehran]

Tehran (IP) - Public Relations Director of Health Ministry, Kianoush Jahanpour, said that in past 24 hours 106 new cases diagnosed to coronavirus, seven of them have passed away.

Iran Press/Iran news: Coronavirus death toll mounted to 26 fatalities in Iran, Iranian Health Ministry said that a total of 245 people have been affected by coronavirus in Iran.

Public Relations Director of Health Ministry, Kianoush Jahanpour, said that the patients diagnosed with Coronavirus symptom in past 24 hours included 7 in Qom, twenty tree people in Gilan, 38 in Tehran, one in Hamadan province, eight in Isfahan, 7 in Mazandaran province, five in Ardabil, 3 in Alborz, one in Khorasan Razavi, 3 in Semnan, two in Kermanshah province, 3 in Lorestan, one in Kordestan, 1 in Yazd province, one in West Azerbaijan and two in East Azerbaijan.

" 7 labs will be added to the existing 15 labs tomorrow and the infection cases would be increased as the result", Jahanpour told journalists.

Jahanpour said that 22 patients out of 30 in the Qom province are discharged from hospitals after tratments.

He said that to fight the virus do not take any trip. The safest place is your homes. Travelling would amplify the virus.  If you do not have any necessary thing to do stay at home.

Iran has temporarily shut down schools, universities, and other education centers, and cancelled all the public gatherings like concerts and sport events to help curb the disease.


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