Iran has confirmed 434 new fatalities caused by the novel coronavirus, increasing the overall death toll to 35,298.
In her press briefing on Sunday, Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima-Sadat Lari reported 7,719 new cases of COVID-19 infection, raising the total number of cases to 620,491.
So far, she added, 486,691 patients have recovered from the disease or been discharged from the hospital.
Lari said 5,244 patients are also in critical conditions caused by more severe infection.
The spokeswoman noted that 4,965,326 COVID-19 tests have been taken across the country so far.
She said the high-risk “red” zones include Tehran, Qom, Mazandaran, East Azarbaijan, Isfahan, Yazd, Ardabil, Khorasan Razavi, Khuzestan, Hamadan, West Azarbaijan, Bushehr, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Alborz, Lorestan, Markazi, Ilam, South Khorasan, Kermanshah, North Khorasan, Semnan, Gilan, Zanjan, Qazvin, Kurdistan, and Kerman provinces.
The “orange” and “yellow” zones also include Golestan, Hormozgan, Fars, and Sistan-and-Baluchestan provinces, she added.