• Member of the Scientific Committee of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): There is an Omicron strain in Iran, and its sequence will be recognized soon. (Borna news agency, December 17, 2021)
• Director of Provincial Education department for Khorasan Razavi: In the last academic year, 44,150 students dropped out of school due to the consequences of Coronavirus. (Moj news agency, December 17, 2021)
• West Azerbaijan Medical University: Currently, half of the nurses working in the Province do not have job security. (State-run media, Tabnak, December 17, 2021)
• Shiraz Medical University: Currently, 668 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 96 in ICU. (Medical University’s official website, December 17, 2021)
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, December 17, 2021, that the COVID-19 death toll in 547 cities had exceeded 489,400. In Tehran death toll has reached 114,610, Isfahan 33,680, West Azerbaijan 18,428, Fars 18,385, Mazandaran 17,820, Alborz 14,338, Kerman 13,152, Golestan 10,675, North Khorasan 6,222, Qazvin 5,684, and Zanjan 4,665.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
December 17, 2021