Unknown Iranian officials claimed the death toll is 1,500 in recent crackdowns by security forces. The United States confirmed the report, including the deaths of 400 women and a dozen teenagers.
Iranian authorities execute once-exiled dissident journalist Ruhollah Zam over his online work that helped inspire the 2017–2018 Iranian protests. This comes after the Supreme Court upheld the death sentence on Tuesday.
Iran announces that all government offices will close beginning tomorrow and only operate with essential staff. This comes as the country reports a record 14,051 new cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 922,397.
The government announces that Iran will impose stricter restrictions beginning November 21. In Tehran and about 100 other towns and cities which are classified as "red zone" or "Level 3", non-essential businesses will close and cars will not be allowed to enter or leave the city.
On the 40th anniversary of the Iran hostage crisis, Atomic Energy Organization of Iran chairman Ali Akbar Salehi announces his government has doubled the amount of advanced centrifuges limited by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and are working on a prototype that is fifty times faster than those allowed. He blames the United States's withdrawal from the agreement last year for these actions.
Iranian actress Marzieh Vafamehr is sentenced to 90 lashes of the cane and a year's jail in Tehran for appearing in the film "My Tehran For Sale" which criticises the Government of Iran's harsh policies on the arts.