Speaker Ali Larijani is the highest-ranking official within Iran’s government.
IRAN VIRUS POLITICS COVID19
Iran's parliament speaker tested positive for COVID-19, state TV reported on April 2, 2020, becoming the latest official to contract the disease in the country, which has been hard hit by the novel coronavirus.
Ali Larijani "was tested for coronavirus after showing certain symptoms, and as the result was positive, he is currently in quarantine and undergoing treatment," the report said.
Speaker Ali Larijani is the highest-ranking official within Iran's government.