TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)_Following a decision by the Islamic Council of Yazd, the construction work for the hospital started on Sunday morning, Tasnim news agency quoted Mahmoud Dehqan as saying.
He expressed hope that the project would be completed within the next three days, after which equipping the facility would begin.
The hospital covers an area of 1,000 square meters and has an emergency ward as well as a warehouse for keeping biohazard management equipment.
The municipality of Yazd has undertaken the project.
On Sunday, the Iranian Health Ministry updated the death toll from the virus to 54. The number of confirmed infections in the country stands at 978.