Iran's deputy health minister, Iraj Harirchi has said he had been infected with COVID-19, a day after he appeared symptomatic in a press conference.
Iran on Friday reported eight new deaths from coronavirus, raising its toll to 34, as the number of infections jumped again in the Islamic republic, one of the worst-hit countries.
The mayhem created by the coronavirus, COVID-19, has left the world shivering. Countries on three continents have reported their first cases and Swiss authorities
Cyclists including Britain’s Chris Froome awaited the results of coronavirus tests from their hotel lockdown Friday, after UAE Tour was abandoned when two Italian staff members tested positive.
The patient is a 36-year-old Qatari who returned recently from Iran, the ministry said in a statement, adding that he is a stable condition. With Qatar reporting its first infection, Saudi Arabia becomes the only Gulf country not to have signalled any coronavirus case.
The scared passengers also used hoods and armholes along with face masks that has left many on social media in splits.
“In economics, things take longer to happen than you think they will, and then they happen faster than you thought they could,” observed the late economist Rudi Dornbusch.
China locks down tens of millions in their homes to slow the march of a deadly virus — but furnishes scant information about the mercurial spread of a disease that has spooked the world.
During Milan Fashion Week, cheek kissing was dropped as the week went on and cases spiralled in favour of other acknowledgments, like a little double kiss to fingertips that one fashionista dubbed ‘the new coronavirus kiss.’