Iran registers death from COVID-19 every four minutes

Iran registers death from COVID-19 every four minutes

Iranian authorities have extended restrictions related to the outbreak of coronavirus in the country for a month. The Ministry of Health admitted the death of one person from the virus every four minutes and notes that people do not observe the social distance.

Iranian authorities on Monday, October 26, extended restrictions in Tehran and across the country until November 20, as the country’s health authorities said they were registering deaths from the coronavirus every four minutes.

“Our doctors and nurses are tired,” said Alireza Zali, head of the National Coronavirus Control Commission.

Iranian hospitals have run out of beds for new patients, he said.

The authorities note that citizens do not adhere to social distance and if this goes on, then, as noted by Deputy Minister of Health Iraj Harirchi, the number of deaths could rise to 600 per day.

He also added that 21 out of 31 provinces are in the “red” zone due to coronavirus disease.

Prior to that, it became known that quarantine was increased in Croatia. Public events with more than 50 people are prohibited, sporting events will be held without spectators.

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