On her daily briefing Health Ministry Spokesperson Sima Lari announced 10,463 new cases have been confirmed in the past 24 hours and the country’s total infections reached to 692,949.
“Deaths from the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country hit another high record on Monday, the total death toll to 38,749” she said.
Elsewhere in her remarks Lari said “a total of 525,641 people have recovered from the virus”
“Over 5.26 million tests have been carried out across the country” she added.
“3,574 new cases have been hospitalized in the past 24 hours and 5,561 people are in critical condition.” Lari said.