Iran’s Deputy Health Minister Contracts Coronavirus
Iran’s Deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi has said that he has tested positive for Coronavirus. A tweet by the ministry’s media adviser confirmed the development.
Harirchi had earlier rubbished the claims from an MP that 50 people had died from the virus in Iran. Officials say 15 people have died from the epidemic and that there are 95 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Iran.
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