People wearing protective clothing attend the funeral of a victim who died from coronavirus, at a cemetery in Ghaemshahr in north of Iran, May 1, 2020. (AP)

December 16, 2020

Iran reported 7,603 new coronavirus cases and 213 deaths in the past 24 hours, marking the lowest number of daily fatalities since Oct. 10.

The country now has a total of 1,131,077 cases and 52,883 deaths.

The health ministry also reported that around 22% of the country’s nurses had so far been infected.

In her daily briefing, the Ministry’s spokesperson Sima Lari said that 844,430 individuals have recovered while 5,678 others are in critical condition.

Asharq Al-Awsat

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