Iran’s first Vice President tests positive for coronavirus: Iranwire

Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri. (File photo: AFP)

The IranWire news site reported on Wednesday that Iran’s first vice president Eshaq Jahangiri has tested positive for coronavirus and is undergoing treatment.

IranWire cited an “informed source”. There was no immediate confirmation from Iranian officials.

Several Iranian officials have been infected with the coronavirus and one senior official died from a coronavirus infection on Monday.

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