“Iran has joined The Covid-19 Vaccine Production Club,” Kianoosh Jahanpour tweeted on Monday, referring to the issuance permission for emergency use of the COV-Iran Barekat vaccine.
He added: “Iran, Britain, India, Russia, China, and the United States are other manufacturers of the Covid-19 Vaccine.”
Iran’s Health Minister Saeed Namaki said that permission for emergency use of the COV-Iran Barekat vaccine had been issued.
The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 82,351 with 134 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran’s Health Ministry announced on Tuesday.
10,216 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 1,260 of whom were hospitalized, it said.
Source: Iranian media