- Hamid Souri, head of the National Epidemiologic Committee: The COVID-19 situation in the country’s northwest is worrying. We will soon see an outbreak of the disease in those provinces. Concerns about the arrival of new COVID-19 variants are entirely correct. (State-run media, Jame’eh, September 23, 2021)
- Coronavirus Scientific Committee in Khorasan Razavi Province: We must be careful of the sixth COVID-19 outbreak. The sixth outbreak will likely begin in eastern Iran. (Jame’eh, September 23, 2021)In West Azerbaijan Province, 26 people died of Coronavirus during the past 24 hours; 319 are in ICU, and 71 are connected to ventilators. (State-run Radio and TV news agency, September 23, 2021)
- Kurdistan Medical University: In the past 24 hours, 380 new COVID-19 patients were identified, 939 were hospitalized, and 88 are in ICU. (Mehr news agency, September 23, 2021)
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Thursday, September 23, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 547 cities had surpassed 436,100. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 102,356, Khorasan Razavi 35,675, Isfahan 28,960, Khuzestan 26,711, Fars 15,634, West Azerbaijan 15,488, Gilan 15,210, Lorestan 14,700, Alborz 12,778, Sistan and Baluchestan 12,450, Kurdistan 6,857, Kerman 11,562, Golestan 9,905, Hamedan 8,228, Kermanshah 7,734, Bushehr 4,959, Zanjan 4,225, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 3,310.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
September 23, 2021