Another Iranian MP Mojtaba Zolnour said he had contracted the coronavirus.

Zolnour is a MP from Qom, a city and province of the same name, which currently has the highest rate of coronavirus infections.

As reported earlier, Iran's deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi has tested positive for the coronavirus disease. MP Mahmoud Sadeghi also reported coronavirus infection on his Twitter. The Iranian health ministry reported the first cases of infection in the country with a new coronavirus on February 19.