Epidemic in Iran on February 29 2020 11:35 AM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Health Medical and public health
Certainty Observed Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Minor Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency Past Responsive action is no longer required

Base data

EDIS Number EH-20200229-70725-IRN
Event type Epidemic
Date/Time February 29 2020 11:35 AM (UTC)
Last update March 30 2020 03:54 AM (UTC)
Cause of event
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level High Damage level
Affected area County-level : Event affected one county.

Geographic information

Continent Middle-East
Country Iran
County / State
Area
Settlement
Coordinate 32.43, 53.69
Open Location Code: 8H4MCMHQ+56   Jump here

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 2926
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0

Biohazard information

Biohazard level 1/4 - Low
Biohazard description Bacteria and viruses including Bacillus subtilis, canine hepatitis, Escherichia coli, varicella (chicken pox), as well as some cell cultures and non-infectious bacteria. At this level precautions against the biohazardous materials in question are minimal, most likely involving gloves and some sort of facial protection. Usually, contaminated materials are left in open (but separately indicated) waste receptacles. Decontamination procedures for this level are similar in most respects to modern precautions against everyday viruses (i.e.: washing one's hands with anti-bacterial soap, washing all exposed surfaces of the lab with disinfectants, etc). In a lab environment, all materials used for cell and/or bacteria cultures are decontaminated via autoclave.
Disease, agent name Covid-19
Infected person(s) 32332
Species Human
Status Confirmed
Symptomes