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Iran's deputy health minister tested positive for Wuhan coronavirus

Christian Fernsby |
Iran's deputy health minister, and department spokesman, Iraj Harirchi says he has tested positive for the coronavirus, as the country emerges as one of the worst-hit places outside of Asia.

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Topics: IRAN    WUHAN    CORONAVIRUS   

In a video posted to Twitter, carried by Fars news agency, Iraj Harirchi said that he was infected, but that "I will certainly defeat corona."

Iran is one of the worst affected countries, with a as many as 95 cases confirmed in the last 72 hours, with 15 confirmed deaths, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)


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