Iranian life has been profoundly transformed since the rapid spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the three weeks since the first case was reported on February 19. Government officials now wear masks when they hold meetings. The military has been hauled out to disinfect major sites, build field hospitals and man new checkpoints. Cars and trucks are stopped on the street to take the temperature of passengers. Students are now learning online. Industries have been transformed to produce health supplies and face masks. The following are pictures from Iranian media sources grouped by topic.
Disinfecting Public Places
A worker cleaned an empty store at Tajrish Bazzar in Tehran.
Men disinfected a market in Tehran.
A military unit disinfected a mosque in the holy city of Qom.
A cleaning truck in Qom was equipped with an anti-COVID 19 logo.
A worker cleaned a mosque in the holy city of Qom.
A firetruck disinfected a street in Tehran.
Workers sanitized Tehran’s main bus hub.
Security forces sanitized cars at a roadblock in Tehran.
Men sprayed down cars at a roadblock in Tehran.
A Basij member disinfected a gas station in Jam.
Government Officials Affected
A funeral procession for Fatemeh Rahbar, a newly-elected lawmaker from Tehran who died from COVID-19 on March 7.
Wearing masks, officials gathered for a meeting at Iran’s Coronavirus Combat Headquarters in Tehran.
IRGC and Basij units prepared to disinfect streets in Isfahan.
Military officials visited a mask production facility.
IRGC personnel set up makeshift hospital in Gilan Province.
Military personnel prepared to disinfected holy sites in Qom.
Patients and Hospitals
A patient posed for a picture at a hospital in Tehran.
A doctor comforted a woman at a hospital in Tehran.
Doctors posed for a picture at a hospital in Khorramabad.
Medical personnel took a selfie at a hospital in Tehran.
An IRGC field hospital in Urmia
The opening of IRGC field hospital in Urmia
A doctor examined a patient in her home.
Producing Sanitary Supplies
A charity group distributed sanitary supplies in Tehran.
Women produced masks at a factory in Qaemshahr.
A man produced disinfectants at a former cosmetic factory.
Iranians formed lines to buy masks and sanitary products at a pharmacy in Qom.
Men in Jamaran prepared food packages for local hospital patients.
Checking for COVID-19
A medical worker checked the temperature of a man at a checkpoint on the Qom-Tehran highway.
A medical worker checked the temperature of a truck driver in Mazandaran.
A medical worker checked the temperature of individuals on a bus.
A medical worker checked the temperatures of a family at a checkpoint on the Qom-Tehran highway.
Two children watched their school lessons from a television while under quarantine.
A mother helped her children study using a television program.
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