"Fight against the #COVID19! We are together!” Chang Hua wrote on his twitter page this morning.
Through his twitter message, the ambassador released photos of the Chinese and Iranian flags and a poem by the great Iranian poet Saadi reading as "The sons of Adam are limbs of each other,
Having been created of one essence. When the calamity of time affects one limb. The other limbs cannot remain at rest. If you have no sympathy for the troubles of others, You are unworthy to be called by the name of a Human"
According to Iran’s health ministry, 17 patients have tested positive for the coronavirus in the cities of Qom, Tehran, Rasht and Arak, 4 of whom died on Wednesday.
The government announced on Thursday the establishment of a ‘Coronavirus Combat and Prevention Headquarters’ to counter the deadly virus.
Severity of Illness and risk of mortality of coronavirus is less than SARS and Middle East respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus (MERS-CoV) which is about three percent.