Some 7,530 new cases of infection with the COVID-19 were identified over the past 24 hours, 673 of whom were hospitalized, Lari said.
She noted that 1,521,377 patients out of a total of 1,778,645 infected people have recovered or been discharged from the hospitals.
Some 3,866 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 nearly 121 million people across the world, of whom over 2,700,000 people have lost their lives.
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