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Rowhani assessed the situation with coronavirus in Iran

Iran at the moment is the next peak of coronavirus, which came in the second wave COVID-19 in the country, said President Hassan Rouhani.

According to him, virtually all the country's provinces except two, there is a process to establish control over the spread of the coronavirus.

"In other provinces, despite the problems, there is a move towards easing the situation and overcome the peak," said Rouhani, a stream of performances which led the state television.

Earlier, the Ministry of health reported that almost half of the provinces (15 of 31) given the status of "red" that is the most difficult epidemiological situation, among them the Metropolitan region.

The total number of infected since February 19, when authorities first reported the detection of coronavirus infection COVID-19 in the country amounted to almost 299 thousand victims – 16 343. At the moment the number recovered had reached at least 259,1 thousands.

The epidemiological situation in Iran is evolving in leaps and bounds. The peak of the first wave of coronavirus in the country was in March-beginning of April. Maximum performance during this period was 3186 cases of infections per day, and 158 deaths.

After that, the country at the beginning of may recorded less than a thousand cases, however, the situation gradually began to deteriorate. So, in early June set a new record garagemate – 3574 case per day. Along with this, in the last two months significantly increased mortality with a two-digit to three-digit indicators.

In July Iran five times renewed the record on the victims of coronavirus. The maximum at the moment the rate is 235 deaths per day was recorded on July 28 during the second wave of the coronavirus, which, according to Rouhani, began in mid-June.

In connection with the worsening of the epidemiological situation of power July 5th, authorities introduced the compulsory wearing of masks in disadvantaged areas of the country, public and closed places.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.