Counselor of Iran's Supreme Leader Dies due to Corona

Maret 02, 2020
A member of the Iranian Policy Council , Mohammad Mirmohammadi, was declared dead after being infected  with the corona virus or Covid-19, Monday (2/3).

Iranian state radio said Mirmohammadi was the first high-ranking Iranian official to die from a similar outbreak of SARS.

Counselor of Iran's Supreme Leader Dies due to Corona
Iranian Policy Council

Reported by Time , Mirmohammadi died at the age of around 70 years at the Tehran hospital.

Quoted from Anadolu Agency , Iran's Policy Council is the advisory board of Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. In addition to providing input, the council also has the authority to resolve any disputes that occur between the Iranian parliament and Khamenei.

So far, as reported by AFP , Iran has recorded 1,501 cases of corona virus with 66 dead. One Iranian vice president, Masoumeh Ebtekar, and seven other Iranian officials were also diagnosed with corona positives.

Iran is the country with the most corona virus cases and also most deaths in the Middle East. Iran became the country with the most deaths after China.

Meanwhile, the death toll from infection (Covid-19) until this Monday reached 3,041 people worldwide. The Chinese National Health Commission (NHC) recorded around 2,921 people with 42 new deaths coming from Hubei Province.

Meanwhile, around 129 deaths due to Covid-19 were recorded from outside China. (rds / dea)

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