Iran has confirmed 98 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the lowest figure since June 20, 2020, increasing the overall death toll to 55,748.
In a press briefing on Tuesday, Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima-Sadat Lari reported 6,113 new cases of COVID-19 infection, raising the total number of cases to 1,255,620.
So far, Lari added, 1,029,028 patients have recovered from the disease or been discharged from the hospital.
Lari said 4,829 patients are also in critical conditions caused by more severe infection.
The spokeswoman noted that 7,885,416 COVID-19 tests have been taken across the country so far.
According to Lari, the four cities of Sari, Amol, Ramsar, and Northern Savadkuh are currently in the “red” zone, 43 cities in the “orange” zone, and 401 cities in the “yellow” zone in terms of coronavirus outbreak.