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Iran rolls out rapid test, economic relief as virus continues to spread

Iran broke its record for daily cases again on Tuesday. New restrictions will soon come into effect in parts of the country.

The Iranian government has announced a stimulus plan and a rapid COVID-19 test as cases continue to soar in the country.

On Tuesday, the state-run Press TV reported that a company in Tehran had developed a coronavirus testing kit that can deliver results in 15 to 20 minutes. The kit will become available in the “near future,” according to the outlet. Rapid COVID-19 tests are already available in some parts of the world, including the United States.

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