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Coronavirus Death Toll Across Iran Exceeds 459,500

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  • Hamid Souri, Head of the Epidemiologist Committee of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): The situation in West Azerbaijan, Kurdistan, Kermanshah, and Sistan and Baluchestan provinces is worrying. It seems that we also have new COVID-19 variants emerging in the country. (ISNA news agency, October 18, 2021)
  • A 51% increase in COVID-19 infection rate compared to yesterday has sounded the alarm for the beginning of the sixth outbreak. (Tasnim news agency, October 18, 2021)
  • Mazandaran Medical University: We should expect a catastrophe that will result in the loss of hundreds of lives by the end of December due to the next COVID-19 outbreak. (IRNA news agency, October 18, 2021)
  • Qazvin Medical University: In the past 24 hours, the number of COVID-19 patients has increased by 160% compared to yesterday. (Tasnim, October 18, 2021)
  • In Lorestan, the increase in hospitalizations indicates a slow rise to the sixth COVID-19 outbreak. Officials warn of the possibility of a “lambda” outbreak. (IRNA, October 18, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Monday, October 18, 2021, that the COVID-19 death toll in 547 cities across Iran had exceeded 459,500. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 107,606, Khorasan Razavi 37,700, Isfahan 31,180, Khuzestan 28,170, Mazandaran 16,950, West Azerbaijan 16,808, Fars 16,665, Gilan 16,040, East Azerbaijan 16,033, Alborz 13,538, Kerman 12,257, Hormozgan 7,735, Kurdistan 7,357, Yazd 7,558, Qazvin 5,199, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 3,485.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
October 18, 2021

Infographic-PMOI-MEK reports over 459,500 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran