Iranian Minister of Health: "Iranian students coming from Wuhan not affected by coronavirus"
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  • 11:46 08 February 2020

Iranian Minister of Health: "Iranian students coming from Wuhan not affected by coronavirus"

Iranian Minister of Health Saeed Namaki Iranian students airlifted from Wuhan to Iran have been negative to contamination as per the tests taken from them at quarantine, ONA reports citing IRNA.

Speaking to reporters, Namaki said that the suspected Chinese passengers were also undergone test procedure and the results were negative.

He added that none of the 100 suspected people in different Iranian provinces were also affected by Coronavirus.

The Chinese officials announced on Saturday that the death toll of Coronavirus epidemic reached 722 people in China.

The National Health Commission of the People's Republic of China has allocated 60 billion Yuan ($8.7b) for fighting coronavirus.

Elsewhere in his remarks, Iranian minister referred to importing about $3b drugs and medical equipment during the current Iranian calendar year (to end on March 20), saying they were imported through channels that we had earlier.

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