novel coronavirus test kits

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  • Over 22,000 PCR tests conducted at border points 2021-06-08 19:52

    Over 22,000 PCR tests conducted at border points

    TEHRAN – A total of 22,064 passengers have so far undergone PCR tests based on a plan launched on March 10 to rapidly identify suspected cases of coronavirus and prevent the spread of new variants.

  • Over 200,000 passengers tested for COVID-19 at borders 2021-04-24 19:00

    Over 200,000 passengers tested for COVID-19 at borders

    TEHRAN – Some 200,081 passengers have so far been screened for coronavirus by thermal tests at the country's official borders since March 10, Mehdi Valipour, head of Relief and Rescue Organization affiliated to the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS), has stated.

  • Imports of COVID-19 test kits reduced to zero 2021-04-21 18:05

    Imports of COVID-19 test kits reduced to zero

    TEHRAN – Imports of coronavirus detection kits have dropped to zero as some 24 knowledge-based companies are producing kits to meet the domestic needs, Sepideh Golbaz, an official with the Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday.

  • Tehran subway expands free COVID-19 testing program 2021-02-01 19:00

    Tehran subway expands free COVID-19 testing program

    TEHRAN – Five metro stations are offering coronavirus tests free of charge to the Tehrani citizens, Farnoush Nobakht, director of Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Operations Company, said.

  • Dr. Christoph Hamelmann 2020-05-26 18:35

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Learning from each other – Iran’s COVID-19 experiences should be shared: WHO’s Hamelmann

    TEHRAN – Iran is benefiting from strengths in fighting against the coronavirus epidemic, including strong primary health care system, production surge in a reasonable time, and multisectoral response, WHO Representative in Iran, Dr. Christoph Hamelmann, said in an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times.

  • Iranian-made COVID-19 diagnostic system unveiled 2020-04-04 16:52

    Iranian-made COVID-19 diagnostic system unveiled

    TEHRAN – The first Iranian-made system for diagnosing the novel coronavirus with more than 97 percent accuracy was unveiled on Saturday, ISNA reported on Saturday.

  • Iranian Defense Ministry 2020-03-30 20:33

    Iranian Defense Ministry produces high-quality test kits

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Defense Ministry on Monday unveiled a new generation of test kits that can detect the Covid-19 in three hours with 98 percent accuracy, Mehr reported.

  • تست کرونا 2020-03-17 19:53

    Iran allocates €250m to import anti-corona medicine, equipment

    TEHRAN – The Central bank of Iran has allocated at least 250 million euro to import medicine and medical equipment required to fight the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • کرونا فرانسه 2020-03-16 15:53

    Iran receives tens of anti-corona consignments within month

    TEHRAN – More than 40 consignments of medical and sanitary equipment have been dispatched by foreign countries and world organizations over the past month to Iran to help the country in battle against the coronavirus.

  • Iran denies first case of coronavirus death 2020-02-12 17:04

    Iran denies first case of coronavirus death

    TEHRAN – An official with the Iranian health ministry denied reports claiming that the first case of death has occurred as a result of coronavirus in the country.

  • WHO sends novel coronavirus test kits to Iran 2020-02-02 17:52

    WHO sends novel coronavirus test kits to Iran

    TEHRAN – Novel coronavirus detection kits have been shipped to Iran in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), Kianoush Jahanpour, head of the Iranian health ministry’s public relations department, has announced.