Mar 31, 2020 11:56 Asia/Tehran [Updated: May 14, 2020 01:59 Asia/Tehran]

Tehran (IP) - Iranian president at the meeting of National Task Force for Combating Corona said that the charts in Europe and Iran are different, no leap is shown in Iran while there is a leap in European Corona patients charts.

Iran PressIran news: "The figures announced today at the National Task Force for Combating Corona were hopeful that patients coming to hospitals were less than those who are being discharged, and even in one of Tehran's major hospitals has reported a fivefold decline in patients," Iranian President said today at a cabinet meeting on Corona,

"Today the charts about Corona in Europe and Iran are different. There is no leap in Iran but we witness a leap in Corona patients in the European countries and that reflects Iranians great culture and the good management of the healthcare staff," Rouhani said.

The president added, "Today it was announced that all the senior physicians and senior professors of the universities have come back to the hospitals and are standing with doctors and nurses to confront Corona and this is a very hopeful and inspiring moment."

"The disease does not yet have any special treatment or medicine. It is said that the only remedy is good care and staying at home," the president noted.

Rouhani went on to refer to tomorrow as "Nature Day" in Iran and said, "Tomorrow is a day that people go to nature every year, but this year we have special conditions and people must refrain from going to nature."

Rouhani also referred to today's cabinet approvals and said, "We had several approvals. First, if anyone finds out that the corona test is positive and has been infected with the virus, it must quarantine himself or herself. If someone fails to comply, they will be treated as lawbreakers.

Second, the hospitals that are testing must notify a close relative of the patient or the patient's workplace.

Third, we have decided in the session, what protocol should be implemented after April 8 when the restrictions expire.

According to Rouhani, decision-making for different provinces with different conditions was another endorsement of today's meeting.


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