Coronavirus has now hit its first top official as Iranian Vice President, Masoumeh Ebtekar was confirmed tested positive to the deadly disease.
The Ebtekar’s case has added to mounting fears over the spread of the virus.
The spread of the virus has led to the death of 26 people so far in the country of Iran.
Meanwhile Ebtekhar, President Hassan Rouhani’s adviser on family and women’s matters, have been placed under quarantine.
In a message told health officials, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the effort to contain coronavirus was a ” difficult and momentous task.”
Coronavirus which is also known as COVID-19 has been described as China virus because it has always been spreading from the country of China.