Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), due to the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), emerged in Wuhan city, China in December 2019 and rapidly spread to other countries . The most common reported symptoms are fever, dry cough, myalgia and fatigue, headache, anorexia, and breathlessness . Anosmia and dysgeusia as well as gastrointestinal symptoms including nausea and diarrhea are other notable symptoms . This virus also can exhibit neurotropic properties and may also cause neurological diseases, including epileptic seizures, cerebrovascular accident, Guillian barre syndrome, acute transverse myelitis, and acute encephalitis . In this study, we discuss stroke as a complication of the new coronavirus and its possible mechanisms of damage.