Al Shamsi asserted that all precautionary measures announced, including the updated fines and penalties, will be enforced against violators, including citizens and residents.
The ministry also announced the death of two infected people from coronavirus complications. The total number of deaths reported in the in the country jumped to 305.
Global infections from the novel coronavirus passed five million on Thursday, continuing to leave the world on tenterhooks. The grim milestone comes after known cases of COVID-19 doubled in just one month.
Health ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on state television that another 2,615 people in Iran had tested positive for the virus in the past 24 hours.
The survey attempts to identify what is COVID-19 from the point of view of the community, information about the virus, the extent of its prevalence and infection, whether a family member, supporting staff, relatives, friends or co-workers have been infected.
A common complication of viral infections such as the flu or the coronavirus is a secondary, superimposed bacterial infection — or a superinfection — resistant to the treatment being used against the primary infection.
Experts behind the detection of malware infections have identified at least three as a consequence of the pandemic, one of which has to do with face masks.
India’s infection numbers have skyrocketed since the government eased lockdown restrictions and as testing has ramped up to more than 200,000 samples a day, compared to just a few hundred a day in March.
The 28,498 cases reported in the past 24 hours took the national total to 906,752. Cases have jumped by 100,000 in four days. The Health Ministry also reported another 553 deaths in the past 24 hours, taking total fatalities up to 23,727.