Head of Iran’s emergency services infected with coronavirus

Head of Iran's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Pir Hossein Kolivand. (File photo via IRNA)

The head of Iran's emergency medical services, Pirhossein Kolivand, has been infected with coronavirus, the ILNA news agency reported on Tuesday.

Kolivand's "health is good and there is no need for concern", the office said in a statement, according to ILNA.

Seventy seven Iranians have died from coronavirus and 2336 have been infected, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Tuesday.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:05 - GMT 07:05