Iran’s health ministry confirmed two cases of coronavirus infection, but did not reveal the nationality of the patients.
According to ISNA agency, the first confirmed cases in the country were detected in the central province of Qom.
The new COVID-19 coronavirus has caused 2,011 deaths so far throughout the world. In the last day alone, 137 such deaths have been reported in China, and one in Hong Kong. At least 75,216 people are infected with the virus.