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Publish Date: 19:01 - 13 October 2020
Tuesday, 13 October 2020_Chief Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami says the military force will employ the full range of its capacities to help the health sector combat a sharp surge in coronavirus cases in the capital, Tehran, and across the country.

Cmdr. Salami: All IRGC facilities at health sector’s disposal as coronavirus infections continue to riseSalami was addressing a first virtual briefing session held Tuesday on the IRGC’s latest measures in accordance with the Leader’s order on October 8 for the Armed Forces to offer the health sector full access to their health facilities and other medical equipment amid a spike in COVID-19 cases.

Commanders at the helm of different IRGC units and its Basij Organization as well as the head of the elite force’s Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences (BMSU) were attending the meeting.

Salami said in line with Ayatollah Khamenei’s orders and guidelines, the Armed Forces, including the IRGC, have recently been tasked with using all their capacities and capabilities to assist the health sector in their efforts to prevent the coronavirus spread and treat COVID-19 patients.

Based on the Leader’s order, the IRGC is committed to offering the health sector its medical facilities, including hospitals, as well as its capabilities in producing and distributing face masks and hygiene packages besides participating in screening projects, he added.

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