Iran's Health Minister Kamran Baghir Lankarani said that currently nine people are infected with the A/H1N1 virus, MEHR reported.
Lankarani said that all the patients had been infected outside the country, and the disease was discovered at the entrance to the country on the border. He also added that eight patients' state is stable, while one's - serious.
As for July 14, one case of A/H1N1 influenza infection was registered in Iran and 200 people were suspected of infection with the virus, said Mohammad Mehdi Guya, director of Center for Infectious Diseases at the Iranian Health Ministry, the ILNA news agency reported.
He said this year, during the Hajj, the Iranian pilgrims will be granted restrictions on travel to Saudi Arabia. "According to recent data, 150 people have been infected the A/H1N1 virus in Saudi Arabia. To prevent the spread of the virus, a limit will be imposed on a number of pilgrims wishing to perform Hajj this year," said Guya.