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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 457,800

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  • Regime Health Minister: All hospitals, staff, doctors, nurses, etc., are ready for the sixth COVID-19 outbreak and preparing for it. (ISNA news agency, October 16, 2021)
  • Member of the Corona Scientific Committee at the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): We are awaiting the sixth COVID-19 outbreak. Unless the COVID-19 hospitalization is not lowered and ICUs are not emptied, the mortality will be high. (State-run media Shafaghna, October 16, 2021)
  • Member of the regime’s Parliamentary Health Commission: Unless we reach the vaccination, standard, reopening schools will be a suicidal move. We should not continue what we have been doing in the past few days. (State-run news media, October 16, 2021)
  • This constant trend of COVID-19 infections is like fire beneath the ashes that could lead to the start of the sixth COVID-19 outbreak in 14 days. (Tasnim news agency, October 16, 2021)
  • Infectious Diseases Center: It will be going in the wrong direction if we think that only the vaccine can control COVID-19. (ISNA, October 16, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced this afternoon, on Saturday, October 16, 2021, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 547 cities had surpassed 457,800. In Tehran the death toll has passed 107,226, Khorasan Razavi 37,590, Isfahan 31,045, Khuzestan 28,075, West Azerbaijan 16,713, Fars 16,585, Lorestan 15,215, Qom 12,550, Kerman 12,187, Hamedan 8,553, Central Province 8,338, Kermanshah 8,324, Hormozgan 7,710, Yazd 7,528, Semnan 6,165, Bushehr 5,149, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 3,314.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
October 16, 2021

Infographic-PMOI-MEK reports over 457,800 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran