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Gulf Today Report
Iran has reported a rise of 10,463 daily coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing total cases in the country to 692,949.
Middle East's worst affected country Iran also reported that, 458 people had died from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, pushing the death toll to 38,749.
Ministry's spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari told state TV that government has imposed restrictions as the country battles a third wave of the virus. All non-essential businesses must close at 6pm, starting on November 10, for one month.
Iranian government has imposed restrictions as the country battles a third wave of the virus.
According to ISNA news agency mentioning Nader Tavakkoli, a member of Iran's national coronavirus taskforce some hospitals have run out of beds to treat new patients."Beds allocated for coronavirus patients are full at hospitals," Tavakkoli said. "We should have a temporary phase of two weeks closure in Tehran to control the wave of the disease ... meanwhile we can get into planning."
Sima Sadat Lari, Health Ministry spokeswoman, told state TV that the total number of infected cases had reached 775,121, while total fatalities had increased to 41,979.
The closure plan in the Iranian capital came after Alireza Zali, head of the Tehran Coronavirus Taskforce, called for the shutdown to help control the epidemic.
"There were 17 patients inside when a fire broke out in the ICU of Vijay Vallabh Hospital, out of which 13 died and four have been shifted to other facilities," fire department official Morrison Khavari said.
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The lowest temperature of 10˚C was recorded in Jebel Jais in Ras Al Khaimah at midnight and 7am on Friday, while the highest temperature of 31.6˚C was recorded on the same day in Kalba in Sharjah at 11am UAE local time.