Some 8,088 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were found over the past 24 hours, 593 of whom were hospitalized, Lari said.
Lari noted that 1,477,588 patients out of a total of 1,731,558 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.
Some 3,829 other COVID-19 patients are in critical condition and being treated in intensive care units, the spokeswoman said.
Since its outbreak, the COVID-19 pandemic has infected more than 118 million people across the world, of whom over 2,600,000 people have lost their lives.
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