Dubai, Reuters. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that his country was experiencing the toughest year due to the Corona Virus (COVID-19) epidemic as well as US sanctions. The Corona virus crisis has increased economic problems after US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the Iran nuclear deal in 2018 and re-imposition of sanctions. After withdrawal and withdrawal of sanctions has worsened. On Monday, Iran’s riyal currency fell to its lowest level against the US dollar.
Rouhani said in a speech that this is the most difficult year due to economic pressures and epidemics. The economic pressure that started in 2018 has increased and today it is the most difficult pressure on our country. Iran has seen a sharp increase in corona virus infection and deaths after relaxing the restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of the epidemic. The death toll in the country recently exceeded 100 for the first time in two months. So far, more than 2,20,000 cases have been confirmed here and more than 10,000 deaths have occurred.
Wearing a mask will be mandatory for two weeks
Rouhani said that it would be mandatory to wear masks for two weeks in crowded areas from next Sunday. Senior officials regularly warn that sanctions will be re-enforced if health-related regulations such as physical distance are not followed to prevent an increase in infection. Iran launched a campaign on Saturday to induce the public reluctant to use face masks. Let us tell you that more than one crore cases of corona virus have been reported worldwide. At the same time, about 5 lakh people have died.