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Iran: The Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 410,800

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  • Alireza Zali, head of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT) in Tehran: During the past 24 hours, 20,000 COVID-9 outpatients were referred to medical centers, 1,900 were hospitalized, 226 in ICU. (ISNA news agency, September 7, 2021)
  • Sina Hospital in Tehran: “All ICU wards are full. Many critically ill COVID-19 patients are waiting in line. There is no manpower to create a new ICU ward. If people had been vaccinated in March, these many deaths could have been prevented.” (ISNA, September 7, 2021)
  • Qom University of Medical Sciences: During the past month, 611 patients who tested positive for COVID-9 in the Province, lost their lives. (IRNA news agency, September 7, 2021)
  • Kerman University of Medical Sciences: The number of critically ill patients in the Province is still high, and the number of deaths will remain high for some time. (ISNA, September 7, 2021)
  • Tabriz University of Medical Sciences: There are 1,948 Coronavirus patients hospitalized in the Province, a record since the beginning of the outbreak. (ISNA, September 7, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 547 cities had exceeded 410,800. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 96,516, Khorasan Razavi 31,825, Isfahan 27,050, Khuzestan 25,251, Mazandaran 15,790, Fars 14,734, East Azerbaijan 14,688, West Azerbaijan 14,458, Gilan 14,215, Lorestan 14,055, Alborz 11,968, Qom 11,340, Kerman 10,707, Golestan 9,625, Kermanshah 7,168, Hormozgan 7,075, Yazd 7,003, Kurdistan 6,432, North Khorasan 5,324, Ardabil 5,150, Qazvin 4,519, Ilam 4,003, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 3,014.

According to ISNA, today, Hamid-Reza Azizi, the deputy head of the Nursing Organization, described the shortage of medical staff as a severe problem. He said, “Currently, the ratio of nurses compared to hospital beds in the country is at its worst, at about 0.8 per bed. This ratio has reached 0.5 in deprived cities such as Zahedan, etc., which is a catastrophe, Twenty-five patients are managed by a nurse, and this situation is not good at all. In Tehran, in some wards, 15 critically ill patients are being cared for by a single nurse, and this is a tragedy.”

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
September 7, 2021

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