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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll In 541 Cities Exceeds 273,200

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• Rouhani blatantly blamed the people for the Coronavirus crisis again, saying: “If we face the fifth virus outbreak, it’s because the health protocols have not been observed.”

• Alireza Raisi, the spokesperson for the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): Six provinces of Tehran, Alborz, Qazvin, South Khorasan, Hormozgan, and Sistan and Baluchestan are likely to reach the peak of the disease in the coming days. Southern provinces are at risk for mutated viruses, especially the South African variant. (ISNA news agency, May 1, 2021)

• Director-General of the state Welfare Organization Rehabilitation Office: Vaccination of the first phase of rehabilitation centers will take 75 days. (IRNA news agency, May 1, 2021)

• Isfahan University of Medical Sciences: 2,223 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized in the Province, 395 in ICU. In the past 24 hours, 41 patients have died. (Mehr news agency, May 1, 2021)

• Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences: Last week, the COVID-19 death rate in Hormozgan increased five-fold. (ISNA, May 1, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Saturday, May 1, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 541 cities had exceeded 273,200. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 62,771, Isfahan 17,910, Khorasan Razavi 17,055, Khuzestan 16,674, Mazandaran 11,390, East Azerbaijan 11,183, West Azerbaijan 10,213, Gilan 9,511, Fars 8,444, Alborz 7,153, Sistan and Baluchestan 6,251, Hamedan 6,173, Kerman 6,154, Central Province 5,718, Semnan 4,820, Kurdistan 4,732, Ardabil 3,452, Qazvin 3,179, Hormozgan 3,175, Bushehr 2,844, South Khorasan 2,676, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 2,230.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
May 1, 2021