- A member of the national vaccine committee: “The mostly injected COVID-19 vaccines in Iran are Sinopharm. It is true that these vaccines are less effective than other vaccines, but we still have to use what’s available.” (ISNA news agency, November 8, 2021)
- Member of the Scientific Committee of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): In these circumstances, decisions regarding COVID-19 protocols must be adjusted and in line with guidelines for containing the virus, not the other way around. (State-run media outlet, Alef, November 8, 2021)
- Member of the Scientific Committee of the NCCT: The COVID-19 hospitalization has risen in some small towns. This has only happened during this outbreak. (Salamat news, November 8, 2021)
- Qazvin Medical University: The COVID-19 infection rate has risen by 81% in the past 24 hours. (Tasnim news agency, November 8, 2021)
- Fars University of Medical Sciences: Significant increase in COVID-19 hospitalization and deaths is a serious warning about the COVID-19 outbreak. (ISNA, November 8, 2021)
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Monday, November 8, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 547 cities had surpassed 472,600. In Tehran, death toll has reached 110,865, Khorasan Razavi 38,605, Isfahan 32,245, West Azerbaijan 17,578, Fars 17,375, Mazandaran 17,310, Gilan 16,460, Sistan and Baluchestan 13,195, Qom 12,855, Kerman 12,562, Central Province 8,623, Yazd 7,763, Ardabil 5,900, Qazvin 5,394, Bushehr 5,279, Ilam 4,508, Zanjan 4,465, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 3,494.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
November 8, 2021