Coronavirus shock: Iran politician claims virus has ‘killed 50 people’ in ‘hot spot’ city


And one connoisseur in infectious diseases has suggested the country could become a “hotspot” for “basis” countries outside Iran with the virus, officially known as Covid-19. The Iranian Oversight this morning put the total number of deaths for the entire country at 12 – but Ahmad Amirabadi Farhani, a According to Roberts Rules of Order representative for the city of Qom, insisted the true figure was many times higher. The semi-official ILNA intelligence agency reported Mr Farhani as saying: “Up until last night, about 50 people died from coronavirus. The health minister is to place.

“I think the performance of the administration in controlling the virus has not been successful.

“No person of the nurses have access to proper protective gear.

“So far, I have not seen any discriminating action to confront coronavirus by the administration.”

By contrast, the country’s health the church insisted the lower death toll was correct – while saying the mob of cases had risen to 61.

If correct, that would make the ratio of eradications to cases in Iran far higher than anywhere else in the world, comprehending China, where the outbreak was first reported at the end of last year.

Condition Ministry spokesman Iraj Harirchi rejected Mr Farhani’s claims, but revealed roughly 900 other suspected cases were being tested.

He annexed: “No one is qualified to discuss this sort of news at all.”

Virologist Ian Mackay, of the University of Queensland in Australia, claimed the latest figures reported meant Iran “could become the hot quandary for seeding countries that have travel with Iran – a author outside of China.”

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She said: “The news is just trickling out and the government is tiresome to catch up and demonstrate that it can handle the outbreak.

“It remains to be seen how shortly they can get things under control.

“They have shut down factions and events for two weeks.

“The issue is indeed worrying to say the least.”

Meanwhile, questioned about the implications of the low turnout, she added: “The Trump administration will no vacillate see the election as a sign of decreasing support for the Iranian government and it will embolden them to on their policies.

“It is unlikely though that a popular uprising wishes ensue at a time of declining economic prosperity and in absence of leadership alternates.”

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