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Ehsan Hadadi Tests Positive for Coronavirus

28 Mar 2020, 16:37 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian discus thrower Ehsan Hadadi has tested positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

- Sports news -

The Olympic silver medalist is under self-quarantine after he tested positive for the virus.

"Ehsan has self-quarantined after he was diagnosed with the coronavirus," Iran Athletic Federation's doctor Ashkan Ordibehesht said.

"His recovery is going well," he added.

Iran's Health Ministry on Friday announced 144 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, raising the death toll to 2,378 across the country.

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