Iranian president urges stricter COVID-19 border protocols

President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called for strict COVID-19 border protocols to ensure passengers coming to Iran carry no variants of corona virus.

President Rouhani made the remarks at a national anti-coronavirus Task Force meeting in Tehran.

All border entries should be protected by strict protocols in order to not let new virus be imported to the country, the president underlined.

Everyone who enters the country should be treated based on national law and restrictions, he said, adding that they should follow health protocols whether it is quarantine or test.

Since its outbreak in December 2019 worldwide, the coronavirus pandemic has killed near 2,400,000.

The number of deaths caused by the corona pandemic in Iran has passed 58,000.

Everyone who enters the country should be treated based on national laws and restrictions, said he adding they should follow health protocols whether it is quarantine or test.

Since its outbreak in December 2019 worldwide, the coronavirus pandemic has killed near 2,400,000.

The number of the dead in Iran has passed 58,000.

The first consignment of the Russian-made COVID-19 vaccine “Sputnik V” arrived in Iran on February 4.

Son of Iran’s Minister of Health and Medical Education was the first to receive the vaccine on February 9.

At a ceremony to inject the Russian-developed vaccine, the president said it carries a message that when an official’s dear son takes the vaccine, it is safe.