Speaking at her daily briefing session, Lari said some 2,615 new cases of infection with COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours. She added some 986 of the new infected cases have been hospitalized, IRNA reported.
She noted that a total of 200,262 Iranians have so far been confirmed infected with the COVID-19, some 159,192 of whom have been discharged from hospital or totally recovered.
Some 2,833 other COVID-19 patients are in critical conditions and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.
She added that 1,370,718 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.