Iran Vice President Has Infected Covid-19 Alongside 6 Infected Iranian Officials

Rose Advani |Feb 28, 2020

Masoumeh Ebtekar, Iran Vice President contracted Coronavirus and become the 7th case of the infection. Get the story insights!

Masoumeh Ebtekar, Iran vice president for women and family affairs has become the seventh case among Iran officials. Currently,  she has quarantined herself at her home.

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Masoumeh Ebtekar is one of four Iran Vice Presidents

Before detecting the test positive with Coronavirus, she attended a cabinet meeting where she got close contact with Iran Government leaders, especially she had a short distance with the President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani.

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Iran vice president Ms Ebtekar sat alongside other officials in the cabinet meeting

With this case, Iran becomes the country that has the highest number of government officials contracted with this Covid-19 virus. This outbreak originated from Wuhan, China and spread many countries in the world like South Korea, Japan, Italy, Singapore, and so on. The disease spread in regions cross Iran and spread to neighbors.

Countries Infected Coronavirus
The number of countries infected Coronavirus (March 28, 2020)

Currently, Iran has more than 245 people with 26 deaths due to this deadly virus, Health Ministry officials said on Thursday. Sadly, health experts predict that the number of infections turning much higher, even over a thousand because the country’s fatality rare went up to 20% while the normal fatality rare was around 2 percent, as estimated by WHO.

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Hospitals in Iran implemented hygiene to fight against this deadly virus

In recent days, there are many cases of infections in Bahrain, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Oman, Pakistan, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwai and the source is from the people who have visited Iran. After visiting Iran, Austria’s foreign minister, Alexander Schallenberg was being tested for this virus but there is no confirmation about this case.

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An Afghan health official checked travelers by screening who entering Afghanistan from Iran

Ms. Ebtekar infected Coronavirus alongside Iranian officials namely a member of Parliament from Qom Mojtaba Zolnour, an outspoken member of Parliament from Tehran Mahmoud Sadeghi, the deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi, the mayor of a Tehran district Morteza Rahmanzadeh, head of Coronavirus management in Qom and director of the city’s state medical university Dr. Mohamad Reza Ghadir, a prominent cleric Hadi Khosroshahi.

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Deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi also contracted Coronavirus

To fight against this outbreak, Iranian authorities canceled Friday Prayers, closed schools and universities to March 21. Other cultural and sports events have been postponed. The government upgrades the medical equipment and raising the number of laboratory testing for Coronavirus.

Futsal Player Elham Sheikhi In Qom
Elham Sheikhi - A female Futsal Player In Qom died at the age of 20 by contracting this virus

Before the infection case of the Iran Vice President, Iran’s official media Mr. Khosroshahi, 81, and a professional athlete and member of the women’s national soccer team Elham Sheikhi, 20, died after contracting this deadly virus. The Covid-19 outbreak hit Iran suffering the most serious economic problems in many years.

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