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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 404 Cities Surpasses 95,500


· Iraj Harirchi, regime’s Deputy Health Minister: If we face the third wave of the outbreak, a fundamental difference is that our medical, nursing, health, and paramedical community are tired and worn out. 164 medical staff have died with Coronavirus.

· Qassem Jan-Babaei, Deputy Health Minister: Coronavirus continues to spread across the country. If we do not pay enough attention to this disease, the third Coronavirus wave will move more intensely. (Mehr news agency, August 26)

· Isfahan University of Medical Sciences: In addition to the increase in hospitalized patients, acute and fatal cases have also increased compared to previous weeks. We have not had a virus-free city in the Province since the last week of July. (Mehr news agency, August 27)

· Head of Ramsar Health Network: Yesterday and today, the situation in Ramsar has even exceeded the red status. For more than 50 consecutive days, the situation in Mazandaran Province has been red. (ISNA, August 27)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on August 27, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 404 cities across Iran had exceeded 95,500. The number of victims in Khorasan Razavi is 6,741, Khuzestan 6,414, Mazandaran 4,623, Qom 4,535, Isfahan 4,295, Lorestan 4,072, Gilan 3,973, Sistan and Baluchestan 3,006, Alborz 2,753, Kermanshah 2,283, Kerman 1,522, Hormozgan 1,274, Bushehr 1,172, Zanjan 909, Qazvin 819, and Ilam 815.

Iraj Harirchi, the regime’s Deputy Health Minister, told the state TV, “If we run into the third wave of outbreak, the main difference this time around is that our medical, nursing, health and paramedical communities are tired and worn out.” He announced 164 medical staff have died due to Coronavirus and added that only on August 26, two medical staff died at the Revolutionary Guards Hospital in Tehran.

According to Mehr news agency, Qassem Jan-Babaei, Deputy Health Minister said yesterday, “Coronavirus continues to spread across the country. If we do not pay enough attention to this disease, the third Coronavirus wave will move more intensely.”

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)

August 27, 2020