On her daily briefing Health Ministry Spokesperson, Sima Lari announced 10,223 new cases have been confirmed in the past 24 hours and the country’s total infections reached to 1,072,620.
She affirmed the new covid-19 infection toll saying that the results are based on about 6,523,409 million tests carried out across the country.
Lari said that 5,779 patients are in critical condition and of those infected, 765,639 have gained recovery.
Elsewhere in her remarks she said the number of fatalities during the past 24 hours is 295, which means the total death toll is standing at 51,620.
According to the latest figures, more than 68,690,992 people have so far been infected with the novel coronavirus globally, with the deaths reaching 1,565,819 and recoveries amounting to 47,591,685.