Iranian Health Ministry spokeswoman says 144 patients have died of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, increasing the overall death toll to 10,508.
In a press briefing on Sunday, Sima-Sadat Lari confirmed 2,489 new cases of COVID-19 infection, increasing the total number of infections to 222,669.
According to the spokeswoman, 183,310 patients have so far recovered from COVID-19, but 2,946 are still in severe conditions of the disease.
She said so far 1,610,869 COVID-19 tests have been taken across the country.
According to Lari, Khuzestan, Kurdistan, Hormozgan, West Azarbaijan, and Kermanshah provinces are considered as “red” zones.