WHO  praised Iran's tough measures to combat coronavirus

World Health Organization representatives acknowledged Iran's all- out efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

Iran (IMNA) - Visiting Sorkheh Hesar and Khaqani care units and Shemiranant Health Center, the Emergency Director for WHO’s Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Richard Brennan and WHO representative in Iran Christoph Hamelmann hailed Iran's measures in provision of necessary medical gear against the coronavirus as admirable.

The WHO representatives described the screening and patient state-recognition system, segmenting and triage of patients, monitoring the progress of patients through the provision of care during their stay, as interesting, saying that remote patient monitoring through call centers or even if needed by the presence of health care professionals are very important factors to manage the current situation.

They also admired the unified practices adopted by different bodies under a single responsible organization to contain the outbreak.

Earlier on Sundy, Richard Brennan said that he was specifically satisfied to witness Iran’s efforts in combating the novel coronavirus in Qom where the virus outbreak first emerged in.

As state media reported, Iran recorded 881 new cases of the novel coronavirus. A total of 8,042 people have been infected in Iran, of whom 2,731 have recovered, since the first cases were confirmed on Feb. 19

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