Speaking at a daily press conference on Thursday, Health Ministry Spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said the number of people tested positive for COVID-19 across the country has risen to 1,398,841 after the detection of 6,527 new cases since yesterday.
Of the new cases detected over the past 24 hours, 546 patients have been admitted to the hospital, she added.
Among those undergoing treatment in medical centers at present, 4,018 coronavirus patients have critical health conditions, Lari noted.
The death toll from COVID-19 in Iran has reached 57,736, she said, noting that the disease has taken the lives of 85 patients over the past 24 hours.
At least 1,189,975 patients have recovered from the coronavirus infection so far or have been discharged from hospitals across Iran, the spokeswoman said.
Lari also noted that more than 9.12 million coronavirus diagnostic tests have been carried out in Iran so far.
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