Iran discloses its COVID-19 data for July 29
As many as 2,636 people have been infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours in Iran, said Sima Sadat Lari, spokesperson for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Trend reports citing the ministry.
According to Sadat Lari, 196 more people have died from the coronavirus over the past day.
Sadat Lari added that the condition of 4,027 people is critical.
The official said that Iran's Tehran, Mazandaran, Fars, East Azerbaijan, Ardabil, Isfahan, Razavi Khorasan, Alborz, Lorestan, Golestan, Kerman, Semnan, Hormozgan, North Khorasan and Ilam provinces are red zones.
So far, more than 2.4 million tests have been conducted in Iran for the diagnosis of coronavirus.
Iran continues to monitor the coronavirus situation in the country. According to recent reports from the Iranian officials, over 298,900 people have been infected and 16,343 people have already died. Meanwhile, over 259,100 have reportedly recovered from the disease.
The country continues to apply strict measures to contain the further spread. Reportedly, the disease was brought to Iran by a businessman from Iran's Qom city, who went on a business trip to China, despite official warnings. The man died later from the disease.
The Islamic Republic only announced its first infections and deaths from the coronavirus on Feb. 19.