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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll In 541 Cities Exceeds 286,200

Iran: Coronavirus death toll in 541 cities exceeds 286,200

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• Alireza Zali, head of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT) in Tehran: We have 7,350 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Tehran; 1,980 of whom are in ICU. In the past 24 hours, 1,050 new patients were admitted. (IRNA news agency, May 12, 2021)

• Tehran City Council: Despite the COVID-19 restrictions, the daily death toll in the capital is 100. (Fars news agency, May 12, 2021)

• Mashhad University of Medical Sciences: The COVID-19 situation in the Province is fragile. We have 1,276 patients hospitalized, 358 of whom in ICU and the COVID-19 death toll is still in double digits. (ISNA news agency, May 12, 2021)

• Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences: Due to the identification of African and Indian COVID-19 variants in Parsian and Minab, the entire province is in danger of infection to these variants. (ISNA, May 12, 2021)

• Zahedan University of Medical Sciences: Positive cases of English COVID-19 variants have replaced the previous type and 80% of the infections in the Province is from this variant. (IRNA, May 12, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced this afternoon, Wednesday, May 12, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 541 cities across Iran is more than 286,200. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 66,401, Isfahan 18,875, Khuzestan 17,659, Khorasan Razavi 17,595, Mazandaran 11,725, Lorestan 11,695, East Azerbaijan 11,683, West Azerbaijan 10,648, Qom 9,425, Fars 9,182, Alborz 7,738, Kerman 6,428, Central Province 5,963, Kermanshah 5,694, North Khorasan 4,203, Ardabil 3,647, Hormozgan 3,335, Zanjan 3,150, Ilam 3,051, South Khorasan 2,701, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 2,239.

While doctors, specialists, and nurses are crying out over major shortages, Rouhani brazenly claimed, today: “While in modern and advanced European countries people were in line for food, hygiene, and the stores were empty from 10 am; even for medicine, treatment, and hospital beds, (they had to wait in line), these did not happen in our country. The shops were not looted. Long queues did not form, and people did not have to wait for hospitals to admit them and did not sleep on the grass in the hospital yard.”

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
May 12, 2021

PMOI-MEK reports over 286,200 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran