Iran has confirmed a record number of COVID-19 cases - about 3.6 thousand cases in a day, IRNA reported referring to the health ministry spokesperson Kianoush Jahanpour.
According to him, 127,485 people out of a total of 164,270 infected have recovered, but the total number of deaths has reached 8,071.
Over the last 24 hours, 59 people died due to the deadly virus, he added.
The Iranian official noted that 2,569 people are in critical condition.
Jahanpour added that 1,019,362 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.