Deputy Minister of health of Iran were infected by the coronavirus and has isolated itself

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a Test for the coronavirus, the Deputy Minister of health and medical education of Iran, Iraj of Hariri showed a positive result. With the appropriate official statement made on Tuesday, reports TASS.

“I Want to announce that I have the coronavirus. Yesterday I had a temperature, an initial analysis showed a positive result, – quotes its Agency ILNA. – Monday evening I has isolated itself”.

According to the official, “Iran will definitely win the virus in the next few weeks.” “My condition is good, all is well. The temperature”, he added.

Hariri promised that soon will continue to inform citizens about the health situation in the country. A video message from the Deputy Minister posted on Twitter by Iranian journalist Abbas Aslani.

Deputy Health Minister of #Iran Harirchi who has been briefing officials & journalists in the past couple of days has been confirmed to be infected with #CoronaVirus. He said in a video message that “we will defeat Corona”.#COVID19 pic.twitter.com/sgtMiDMbcC

— Abas Aslani (@AbasAslani) February 25, 2020

iradj of Hariri in recent days, briefed journalists on the epidemiological situation in the country, said “Interfax”.

the Ministry of health of Iran on 19 February reported the first cases of infection in the country the novel coronavirus. Infected was revealed in Qom, a Holy Shiite city where they make the pilgrimage. According to official information, the number of cases of infection in Iran coronavirus is around 95, there were 15 deaths.

Earlier it was reported about 50 deaths from the coronavirus in the city of Qom, however, the Deputy head of the Ministry of health of Iran, Iraj of Hariri denied this information. “Said about 50 (dead), you are formally in the letter name. Stated 50, but I’ll tell you straight that if the number of those killed in Qom because of this disease is half or a quarter of that, I will resign,” – said the official during a press conference shown by Iranian television.

Earlier, the Deputy godfather of the Ahmad Amirabadi said that the words of the Minister of health is not true. According to him, “the coronavirus was discovered in Qom three weeks ago,” at the same time, the authorities informed the public about the first two cases only on February 19. The MP pointed out that the situation in the city “is more critical than the claim”. He said that he has already killed 50 people, reports RIA “Novosti”.