Iran’s Single-Day COVID-19 Deaths at All-Time High: Ministry

Iran has confirmed 337 new fatalities caused by the novel coronavirus, increasing the overall death toll to 32,953.

In her press briefing on Monday, Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima-Sadat Lari reported 5,960 new cases of COVID-19 infection, raising the total number of cases to 574,856.
So far, she added, 459,250 patients have recovered from the disease or been discharged from the hospital.

Lari said 4,982 patients are also in critical conditions caused by more severe infection.
The spokeswoman noted that 4,753,357 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.

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