In a press briefing on Thursday, Sima-Sadat Lari confirmed 2,595 new cases of COVID-19 infection, increasing the total number of infections to 215,096.
According to the spokeswoman, 175,103 patients have so far recovered from COVID-19, but 2,899 are still in severe conditions of the disease.
She said so far 1,530,437 COVID-19 tests have been taken across the country.
According to Lari, Khuzestan, Kurdistan, Hormozgan, Bushehr, and Kermanshah provinces have recorded the highest number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized.
The number of patients hospitalized in Tehran and Fars provinces also shows a growing trend, she added.