In the city of Iran, two people have tested positive on Wednesday for the deadly case of coronavirus
According to the ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour, the cases were detected in the holy city of Qom, south of the Iranian capital.
Jahanpour said a group of people were dispatched after receiving the reports, and based on the existing protocols the suspect cases were isolated and tested but out of the samples sent, a laboratory tested two of them as positive for coronavirus just minutes ago and some of the other samples were type B influenza.
He said further that additional tests were being done on the two cases and final results would be announced as soon as possible.
The case of coronavirus epidemic has killed more than 2,000 people in China and infected more than 74,000.
The United Arab Emirates was the first country in the Middle East to report a case of coronavirus last month.
Source: Naija News