The Iranian health authorities reported this Saturday that 48 people have died from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, a total of 6,589 deaths.
This daily number of deaths is a slight decrease from 55 this Friday, but the number of new cases continues to recover.
There has been a record 1,529 new cases in the country since Friday, a little less than 1,556 in the previous record, after several days in which the number of infections remained in the three-digit range. The total number of infected is 106,220.
A total of 2,696 people are in critical condition, Ministry of Health spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said at a press conference by the official IRNA news agency.