9 March 2020 - 15:25
Latest on Coronavirus in Iran

According to the latest statistics, 543 new cases of COVID-19, and 43 deaths have been reported by the state media.

Iran (IMNA) - In Iran, which has been hit the hardest in the Middle East, state media reported 7161people have been diagnosed with coronavirus.

Iran has released approximately 70,000 prisoners as a preventive action against the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 109 countries and territories around the world.

Let’s see the confirmed cases and deaths by country and territory.

Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are transmitted between animals and people. Detailed investigations found that SARS-CoV was transmitted from civet cats to humans and MERS-CoV from dromedary camels to humans. Several known coronaviruses are circulating in animals that have not yet infected humans.

Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, and cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.

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