Overseas network, March 2, Russian satellite news agency quoted the British Foreign Ministry as saying that Britain plans to evacuate the families of diplomatic officials and some staff of the Embassy in Tehran.
The British Foreign Ministry issued a statement on March 1 local time: in view of the outbreak of the new coronary pneumonia, from March 1, the family members and some staff of diplomatic officials in Iran will be gradually evacuated, and the basic staff responsible for key work will be retained. If the outbreak continues to increase, the ability of the British Embassy to help British citizens in Iran may be limited.
Novel coronavirus pneumonia in Iran has been reported in March 1st, according to Jahan Poole, a spokesman for the Ministry of health in Iran. According to the report of the state television in March 1st, 385 cases of new crown pneumonia infection were reported in the past 24 hours, 978 cases were cumulative, and 54 cases were cumulative.