Iran Reports Surge In Daily Coronavirus Cases

Source: International Business Times - View Original Article
Published: Aug 02, 2020
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68% Liberal


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This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 68% Liberal:

  • 2 positive sentiments for Iran


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96% "Spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said 2,685 people tested positive in the past 24 hours, marking the highest single-day number since July 8.""
84% "Iran's health ministry on Sunday reported its highest daily number of COVID-19 infections in more than three weeks.""
81% "On Friday, human rights organization Amnesty International reported that it had obtained leaked letters from the Iranian government showing ignored pleas to address the ..."
80% "Iran, which has a population of about 83 million, has been the hardest hit Middle East country by the pandemic.""
79% "According to Johns Hopkins University, Iran's first coronavirus case was reported on Feb. 18.""
70% "Health Minister Saeed Namaki recently told Iranian media that people have ignored social-distancing rules.""
63% "In mid-July, President Hassan Rouhani told a televised audience that 25 million Iranians may have been infected with the coronavirus.""
62% "There has been a surge in cases since mid-May, just before restaurants, cafes, museums and historical sites reopened.""
53% "As of 5:20 p.m. ET, Iran has confirmed 306,752 coronavirus cases and 16,982 deaths.""
-64% "A poll in June by Iran's health ministry poll found that the percentage of people social distancing dropped from 90% to 40% and self-isolation ..."


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96% : Spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said 2,685 people tested positive in the past 24 hours, marking the highest single-day number since July 8.
84% : Iran's health ministry on Sunday reported its highest daily number of COVID-19 infections in more than three weeks.
81% : On Friday, human rights organization Amnesty International reported that it had obtained leaked letters from the Iranian government showing ignored pleas to address the spread of COVID-19 in prisons.
80% : Iran, which has a population of about 83 million, has been the hardest hit Middle East country by the pandemic.
79% : According to Johns Hopkins University, Iran's first coronavirus case was reported on Feb. 18.
70% : Health Minister Saeed Namaki recently told Iranian media that people have ignored social-distancing rules.
63% : In mid-July, President Hassan Rouhani told a televised audience that 25 million Iranians may have been infected with the coronavirus.
62% : There has been a surge in cases since mid-May, just before restaurants, cafes, museums and historical sites reopened.
53% : As of 5:20 p.m. ET, Iran has confirmed 306,752 coronavirus cases and 16,982 deaths.
36% : A poll in June by Iran's health ministry poll found that the percentage of people social distancing dropped from 90% to 40% and self-isolation fell from 86% to 32%.

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