Breaking via Tasmin News Service in Iran: Former Iranian Ambassador to Vatican and Top Cleric Hadi Khosrowshahi Dies from Coronavirus
According to reports from Iranian Tasnim News Agency 81-year-old cleric and former Ambassador to the Vatican Hadi Khosrowshahi died of coronavirus according to the local media.
Iran’s former ambassador to the Vatican and prominent cleric Hadi Khosrowshahi died of coronavirus, local media reported on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reports.
According to the semiofficial Tasnim News Agency, the 81-year-old cleric died at a hospital in Iran.
Earlier in the day, Iran put the death toll in the country from the coronavirus to 26, with 245 confirmed cases.
The global death toll is nearly 2,800, and China, where the outbreak originated, is the worst hit, with more than 78,000 cases and over 2,700 fatalities.
India cancels all flights of Iran Air and Mahan Air from Iran from today. Coronavirus outbreak in #Iran leads to death of senior diplomat Hadi Khosroshahi. Even Vice President of Women Affairs Mosoumeh Ebtekar has been diagnosed with #Coronavirus pic.twitter.com/WrqkarSUiP
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