In her press briefing on Monday, Sima-Sadat Lari confirmed 2,349 new cases of COVID-19 infection, raising the total number of infections to 259,652.
The spokeswoman said 222,539 patients have so far recovered from COVID-19, but 3,375 are still in severe conditions of the disease.
She further stressed that so far 1,997,967 COVID-19 tests have been taken across the country.
According to Lari, Khuzestan, West Azarbaijan, Khorasan Razavi, and Mazandaran provinces are considered as “red zones”.
Tehran, Fars, Kerman, Alborz, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Golestan, Bushehr, Hormozgan, and East Azarbaijan provinces are also in dangerous conditions, she added.