WORLD Iran to export COVID-19 test kits to Germany, Turkey: official

WORLD

Iran to export COVID-19 test kits to Germany, Turkey: official

Xinhua

17:26, May 04, 2020

Iran.jpg

A man wearing face mask enters a subway station in Tehran, Iran, April 3, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua/Ahmad Halabisaz)

TEHRAN, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Iran will export indigenous diagnostic test kits to Germany and Turkey for identification of patients with novel coronavirus symptoms, Iranian vice president for science and technology said on Monday.

The test kits will be used for identifying antibodies in serum, Sourena Sattari was quoted as saying by official IRNA news agency.

The test kits have been developed by the Iranian science-based companies, he said, adding that Iran's health ministry has issued license for their exports.

As of Sunday, Iran has registered 97,424 confirmed novel coronavirus cases, of whom 6,203 people have died. 


Related Stories

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue