Iranian health authorities reported 2,152 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, a daily balance affecting 388,810 people infected with the new coronavirus since the pandemic began in the Islamic Republic.
More than 335,000 people have overcome the disease, 117 more than on Sunday, according to the Iranian Ministry of Health, which has recorded 22,420 deaths. Around 3,700 patients remain in intensive care units across the country, reports the Tasnim agency.
In a context marked by the pandemic, a new school year began in Iran on Saturday, although the Ministry of Education has made it clear that there will be no classes at the moment in the areas classified as red. In the capital Tehran, which is considered a yellow zone, families decide whether or not to take students to schools.