Jahanpour said that 1,134 new affected cases have been detected since yesterday.
Over the last 24 hours, 76 people died due to the deadly virus, he added.
The Iranian official noted that 3,096 cases are in critical condition.
He went on to say that 410,075 tests have so far been carried out in Iran.
Iran has taken numerous steps to stop the spread of the disease, ranging from shutdown of schools and universities to cancellation of cultural and religious gatherings. It is also constantly disinfecting and sanitizing public places.
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