Around 70 per cent of human pathogens are zoonotic, meaning they at some point make the leap from animals to humans as with COVID-19.
The airline will operate a mix of outbound only passenger flights as well as cargo flights during the month of April to India, Afghanistan, Iran, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Sudan, Egypt and Nepal.
An adviser to the ministry, Hossein Hassanian, said that the difference in death tallies is because some alcohol poisoning victims died outside of hospital.
Italian researchers have claimed that they have successfully developed a vaccine to contain coronavirus (Covid-19) which is likely to work on humans, a report said.
The head of the Al Nada bakery in Khan Yunis in southern Gaza has created a “corona cake” depicting a woman wearing a blue face mask, aiming to remind people of the importance of social distancing.
The majority of the world's population remains susceptible to COVID-19 and there is a long road to travel as the risk remains high, the chief of the World health Organization (WHO) said.
"Fortunately 45,983 of those infected with the virus have recovered ... There were 1,617 new infected cases in the past 24 hours," tweeted Alireza Vahabzadeh, an adviser to Iran's health minister.
The laboratory diagnostic kits in the cargo will help screen thousands of people, further supporting the efforts to control the pandemic.
This step is part of the country's efforts to counter the spread of the COVID19 in a number of countries. All quarantine procedures were applied to those repatriated and continuous checks are conducted for their health and safety.