Rouhani Admits 2nd Wave of COVID-19


2020-07-15 11:28:13



According to Sputnik news Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday admitted that the country was currently facing a second wave of COVID-19, adding that Iran will overcome this crisis thanks to a collective effort.

The Iranian authorities have previously said that despite the surge in new cases of coronavirus across the country following a decline, Iran was still coping with the first wave of the pandemic.

According to Rouhani, the first wave of coronavirus, which began in late February and lasted until mid-April, affected the northern and central parts of the country, while the second wave, which started in mid-June, mostly hit the southern regions of the country and border areas.