State TV reports Iranian mayor tests positive for coronavirus, official denies report - UPDATED

State TV reports Iranian mayor tests positive for coronavirus, official denies report - UPDATED
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An Iranian official has tested positive for coronavirus, APA reports citing state TV.

Morteza Rahmanzadeh, the mayor of district 13 of the capital Tehran, was hospitalized with coronavirus symptoms on Friday, according to state TV.

But the Fars news agency later tweeted the director of public relations for district 13 had denied Rahmanzadeh had contracted the virus, saying he was in good health.

 

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Morteza Rahmanzadeh, the mayor of district 13 of the capital Tehran, was hospitalised with coronavirus symptoms on Friday, APA reports citing Iranian State TV.

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