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Iran: The Astonishing Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 351,300

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NCRI logoRegime’s Health Ministry COVID-19 notification: Red counties increased to 336, 84 counties orange, and 28 counties yellow


  • Alireza Zali, head of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT) in Tehran: There are currently 9,484 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Tehran, 2,500 of whom are in ICU wards. (Hamshahri daily, August 7, 2021)
  • Regime’s Health Ministry: The increasing trend of hospitalization in the current week had continued and is higher than the fourth outbreak. (ISNA news agency, August 7, 2021)
  • Treatment has shifted from an empty bed to an empty park and the streets next to the hospital, at the peak of the current COVID-19 outbreak. (ISNA, August 7, 2021)
  • Isfahan Cemeteries: The unprecedented increase in deaths has caused sad and painful days that we have never imagined. (ISNA, August 7, 2021)
  • Qom University of Medical Sciences: While we have still not reached the peak of the fifth COVID-19 outbreak, all hospitals in Qom are full. (IRNA news agency, August 7, 2021)
  • Bushehr University of Medical Sciences: Hospitals are full of COVID-19 patients, and there are no empty beds left. (Tasnim news agency, August 7, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Saturday, August 7, 2021, that the COVID-19 death toll in 547 cities had exceeded 351,300. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 82,296, Isfahan 23,720, Khuzestan 22,226, Khorasan Razavi 21,445, Mazandaran 13,595, Lorestan 13,105, West Azerbaijan 12,703, Fars 12,092, Gilan 11,326, Qom 10,360, Alborz 10,273, Sistan and Baluchestan 10,225, Kerman 8,773, Golestan 8,295, Hamedan 7,243, Central Province 7,058, Yazd 6,132, Hormozgan 6,045, North Khorasan 4,809, Ardabil 4,240, Bushehr 4,024, Ilam 3,606, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 2,840.

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

August 7, 2021