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Rouhani’s unprecedented hypocrisy: Iran’s coronavirus numbers rising

Iranian regime President Hassan Rouhani
Iranian regime President Hassan Rouhani

Reporting by PMOI/MEK

Iran, May 30, 2020—Iranian regime President Hassan Rouhani, by neglecting his previous remarks regarding the novel coronavirus epidemic in Iran and his claims of containing this illness, acknowledged that Iran’s COVID-19 numbers are on the rise. “The number of coronavirus cases are increasing. Our work has now become even more difficult. If our people believe we will return to pre-coronavirus conditions, it is not so. We will not return to normal circumstances any time soon,” Rouhani said on Saturday, May 30.

“Our people should not be worried, though. This is actually in our interests in the long run,” he added in his usual hypocritical nature. Rouhani, however, did express grave concerns about revelations regarding the truth of the coronavirus epidemic inside Iran.

“Inflicting fear, inflicting concerns, inflicting a sense of hopelessness are not constructive at all. Some of our provinces are in critical conditions and we are not in good circumstances when it comes to the antibody of this virus,” Rouhani continued.



“We have no problems when it comes to medical equipment. Our physicians and nurses have everything they need and there are no shortages,” the regime’s president added to his daily series of lies.

“We have decided to open the mosques to all the people across the country. This is not just in ‘white’ areas. All mosques in all areas will be reopened. The working hours in government offices that were previously limited will no longer face any restrictions and office hours will return to normal,” Rouhani added.

This indicates further measures by the regime to send more people into the public and in danger of contracting COVID-19. And as always, Rouhani blamed the general public for any possible problems in this regard. “If conditions in various provinces deteriorate, it means the people have not abided by hygiene protocols,” he said.



Over 47,800 people have died of the novel coronavirus in 323 cities checkered across all of Iran’s 31 provinces, according to reports tallied by the Iranian opposition People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) as of Friday afternoon local time, May 29. The official death count declared by the regime stands at 7,677, less than a sixth of the actual figure.

The death toll in various provinces include: 3,585 in Khuzestan, 1,625 in East Azerbaijan, 1,455 in Lorestan, 1,295 in West Azerbaijan, 1,097 in Kermanshah, 1,060 in Fars, 840 in Kurdistan, and 553 in Kerman. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.