Apr 10, 2020, 11:16 PM
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Rouhani stresses sharing experience with countries in fight against coronavirus

Tehran, April 10, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani on Friday stressed the need for taking advantage of experiences of the other countries in production of pharmaceutical drugs and required equipment to fight coronavirus.

He made the remarks in a telephone call with Vice-President for Science and Technology Sourena Sattari late on Friday when he appreciated knowledge-based companies' effective role in battling coronavirus pandemic.

Rouhani also ordered Sattari to take necessary measures in line with exchanging initiatives and taking advantage of experience of other countries in battling coronavirus.

Sattari, for his part, briefed Rouhani on the achievements and measures of the knowledge-based companies.

Head of Iran's Health Ministry Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour said on Friday that 35,465 people out of a total of 68,192 infected with the coronavirus have survived whereas 4,232 have unfortunately succumbed to death.

Jahanpour added that 1,972 new affected cases have been detected since yesterday (Thursday).

Over the last 24 hours, 122 people died owing to the deadly virus, he said.

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