Iran's Health Ministry announced that 2,449 new cases of infections with the novel coronavirus disease had been confirmed in the past 24 hours, Report says, citing RIA Novosti.
In her daily briefing, Health Ministry's Spokesperson Sima Lari said on Saturday that with the new confirmed cases, the total number of infections had hit 237,878 in the country.
The country's death toll reached 11,408 thousand as 148 more lost their lives in the past 24 hours.
198,949 people have recovered from the disease, while 3,136 other patients are experiencing critical conditions.
So far, the country has conducted 1,769,520 COVID-19 tests.