The latest figures released by the Iranian Health Ministry show that 60,965 patients have recovered from the novel coronavirus, and been discharged from hospital.
In his daily briefing on Tuesday, Health Ministry Spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said 1,297 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been confirmed in the past 24 hours, bringing the overall number of cases to 84,802.
He said 88 people have died of the virus in the past 24 hours, increasing the death toll to 5,297.
Jahanpour said 3,357 patients are currently in severe conditions. He also noted that 365,723 coronavirus tests have been taken so far across the country.