Over 4,600 New COVID-19 Cases Detected in Iran

  • Over 4,600 New COVID-19 Cases Detected in Iran

Over 4,600 New COVID-19 Cases Detected in Iran

Last year, Washington officials said that US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems, as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike in response to Iran's downing of a USA surveillance drone in the strategic Persian Gulf.

Recently reopened universities and schools, as well as libraries, mosques, cinemas, museums and beauty salons, shut down.

The death tolls released by the Health Ministry are based on those who had tested positive, he said.

The risk of infection is now deemed high in 26 out of 31 Iranian provinces, while four others are on alert over the spread of the disease, she said. Then the federal government swiftly reopened the nation, determined to spice up its stricken financial system. Since June, the case depend has steadily elevated - and spiked to new heights in current weeks.

Tensions between Tehran and Washington have escalated since 2018 when U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and reimposed sanctions that have crippled Iran's economy.

As Iran approaches winter, the seasonal influenza might be an added and critical concern for the nation, because it has had buying the flu vaccine amid new American sanctions on Iranian banks.

Iran's Red Crescent Society said in a tweet on Tuesday that they were in charge of importing two million flu vaccine doses into the country, but that new U.S. sanctions prevented the import.

Also Wednesday, the United Arab Emirates reported a record number of coronavirus cases for the second consecutive day, with 1,431 new infections.

The ministry mentioned one other 4 individuals died from the virus, pushing the general dying toll to 459. Total recoveries are at 106,354.

Recorded infections have soared once more in current weeks, as authorities have relaxed restrictions and resumed faculties for in-person instruction. Dubai, the region's business hub, recently reopened its airport for global travelers. While coming amid an aggressive testing campaign, the upward trend has raised fears that authorities could reinstate lockdowns in parts of the country that rely heavily on tourism.

Image: In this Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, photo provided by the Iranian Health Ministry, medics tend to a COVID-19 patient at the Shohadaye Tajrish Hospital in Tehran, Iran.

Iran is experiencing its third surge of coronavirus infections and says its fight against the coronavirus has been hampered by US sanctions, which have limited its crude oil sales and its access to foreign banks.