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2 positive cases of coronavirus confirmed in Iran

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Wed / 19 February 2020 / 15:23

Tehran (ISNA) – Iran's Health Ministry has confirmed two cases of coronavirus, the first in the country.

The report states that there was also an unspecified number of other suspected cases and that those individuals have been isolated.

There are currently no details on the nationality of the two people infected by the virus or the state of their health.

An official in the health ministry said that two confirmed cases were detected in the central province of Qom.

Subsequent tests were in progress and the results of these tests will be released to the public, once they are finalised, the official added.

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