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Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities in 478 Cities Exceed 203,800

  • Chairman of the regime’s Parliamentary Health Commission: In February, we will face a strong peak in COVID-19 outbreak and many people will die. (Tasnim news agency, January 19, 2021)
  • Minoo Mohraz, a member of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT) Scientific Team: Some officials are acting hastily in the reopenings. The medical staff are very tired. Has there been any vaccine arriving into the country to justify such hasty reopening? (Jahan-e Sana’t daily, January 19, 2021)
  • Alireza Zali, head of NCCT in Tehran: In the past two weeks, we have seen an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations in people aged five to 17 and an increase in mortality in people under the age of 10. In the past few days, for the first time, the number of admissions has increased to 1,900, of which about 760 are in ICU. (Mehr news agency, January 19, 2021)
  • Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences: COVID-19 patients have increased by 64%, hospitalizations by 31% and deaths by 7%. If the situation stays the same, we will see a peak in February. (ISNA, January 19, 2021)
  • Governor of Amol: The situation of 13 villages is worrying due to the number of Coronavirus patients. Five to six villages are completely quarantined. (Mehr, January 19, 2021)
  • President of Kerman University of Medical Sciences: More than 80% of COVID-19 patients who go under the ventilator die. (Tasnim, January 19, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 478 cities had surpassed 203,800. The number of victims in Tehran is 49,596, Isfahan 12,840, Lorestan 8,248, Mazandaran 8,087, Qom 7,925, Gilan 7,221, Golestan 5,125, Hamedan 4,803, Yazd 3,717, Kurdistan 3,491, Ardabil 2,522, and Hormozgan 2,135.

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

January 19, 2021