Iran has reported that 158 people have died of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

There are nearly 56,000 confirmed cases in the country.

Despite the warning of a resurgence, Iran considers partial easing of social distancing restrictions to reduce the economic strain of the coronavirus outbreak.

Al Jazeera correspondent Nour Eddine Edghir was given rare access to a hospital in Tehran.

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