Tehran Fire Department Unveils New Disinfectant Equipment to Fight COVID-19
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Fire Department of Tehran unveiled a new machine that is mounted atop fire trucks and generates fog to disinfect streets and public places in the battle with the coronavirus.
The Tehran Fire Department on Tuesday night unveiled the homegrown fog machine that increases the speed and efficiency of disinfection operations in the capital.
Mounted on a heavy fire truck, the fog generator was used to disinfect a long street in southern Tehran.
The new machine has been designed and manufactured by the Fire Department engineers.
Following the outbreak of COVID-19 in Iran, which spread rapidly among the residents of the capital, the Fire Department of Tehran made arrangements with the Municipality of Tehran to disinfect public and crowded places.
Firemen have been working tirelessly to sanitize subway stations, bus rapid transit (BRT) vehicles and stations, food and vegetable markets, holy shrines and religious sites, the central railroad station, Tehran’s grand bazaar, hospitals, the Tabiat Bridge, and the Vali-e-Asr street which is 18 kilometers long.
The number of people tested positive for the coronavirus in Iran exceeded 8,000 on Tuesday after detection of 881 new cases.
The death toll from COVID-19 outbreak in the country has also risen to 291. Meanwhile, more than 2,700 coronavirus patients have recovered from the respiratory disease and discharged from hospitals so far.