Coronavirus kills member of Iranian parliament 1 week after he was elected

  • Coronavirus kills member of Iranian parliament one week after he was elected

A member of Iranian parliament, Mohammad Ali Dastak has been confirmed dead days after he was hospitalized for the flu-like virus. 


Dastak who was elected as the representative for Astana Ashrafieh last week, was among five Iranian MPs who tested positive for the new strain of coronavirus. 


ISNA reported that the MP died on Saturday morning after being “hospitalised due to influenza and chemical injuries” dating back to the Iran-Iraq war. 


Iran's health ministry spokesman, Kianush Jahanpur also disclosed that the virus has killed at least 43 persons in the Islamic Republic which has 593 confirmed cases.


Jahanpur said; 


“Unfortunately nine people died of the virus in the last 24 hours. The death toll is 43 now. 

“The new confirmed infected cases since yesterday is 205 that makes the total number of confirmed infected people 593.”



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