Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani acknowledged today that the country began a new outbreak COVID-19. About it writes RIA Novosti.

As reported by “Rambler”, formerly the who representative in the middle East Ahmed al-Mandhari said that the number of confirmed cases COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean exceeded one million, the majority of cases were reported in Iran, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

The Iranian authorities stressed that the country is still experiencing the first wave of coronavirus, and for the first time today acknowledged a new outbreak of disease.

“From the middle of June, namely June 14, the second wave, which largely occurred in the South of the country and the border provinces of the country, mainly in the West. The second wave was stronger than the first,” – said in his speech, is shown by state television, President Hassan Rouhani.

He also expressed confidence that Iran will be able to cope with a new outbreak.