A smear campaign mounted against our country on coronavirus, Iran says
Iran's Deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi made important statements on coronavirus outbreak, which has so far killed 12 people in the country.
"12 COVID-19 deaths had occurred in Iran, out of a total of 61 confirmed infections. There are 917 suspected cases," he said.
He stated that a smear campaign was launched against Iran about through coronavirus outbreak, adding the some countries in region didn’t disclose coronavirus cases.
The first confirmed death from coronavirus was a 61-year-old man on 9 January 2020 who was first admitted to a Wuhan hospital on 27 December 2019.