In a press briefing on Monday, Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima-Sadat Lari reported 5,908 new cases of COVID-19 infection, raising the total number of cases to 1,206,373.
So far, Lari added, 960,751 patients have recovered from the disease or been discharged from the hospital.
Lari said 5,174 patients are also in critical conditions caused by more severe infection.
The spokeswoman noted that 7,460,422 COVID-19 tests have been taken across the country so far.
She said currently 108 cities are in the “orange zone”, and 340 in the “yellow zone” in terms of coronavirus outbreak.