TEHRAN (defapress)- President Hassan Rouhani appreciated Iran's medical staff for their efforts to combat COVID-19 outbreak in the country.
News ID: 80448
Publish Date: 08March 2020 - 18:20
On Saturday, the meeting of Coronavirus Combat and Prevention Headquarters was chaired by the Iranian president and attended by ministers and officials of the relevant agencies, the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Prosecutor General.
Rouhani appreciated the efforts of doctors, nurses, medical staff and the Health Ministry for fighting against the novel coronavirus and providing services to the people.
During the meeting, Iran’s Minister of Health Saeed Namaki presented the latest reports on the fight against coronavirus, as well as the reports on the taken measures in this regard.
As of Sunday, the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak, officially known as COVID-19, in Iran has risen to 194 with 6,566 confirmed cases and 2,134 patients infected by the coronavirus have so far recovered from the disease, according to the latest reports.