According to an updated version of the map released by the Health Ministry on Friday, the number of cities marked as “yellow,” where there is a “low-risk” of transmission, has also decreased from 319 to 259 cities.
In 189 cities, classified as “blue,” the situation has returned to normal.
Over the past several days, the daily Covid-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations have witnessed a sharp decline in Iran, after over two years of an all-out fight against the pandemic.
The success is largely attributed to a fast-paced vaccination campaign across the country.
Now over 85 percent of the country’s population is double vaxxed, with the officials saying herd immunity has occurred in Iran.