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Iran: The Staggering Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 370,300


NCRI logoShocking confession from the Deputy Health Minister: About 220,000 people are infected with Coronavirus every day

  • Saeed Namaki, regime’s Health Minister: We have not yet reached the peak of the current COVID-19 outbreak. More Coronavirus outbreaks are on the way. I am worried that the health system would collapse. (Tasnim news agency, August 18, 2021)
  • Qassem Janababaei, regime’s deputy Health Minister: The country has reached a critical stage, 45,000 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, and 35,000 outpatients are treated (daily). (Tasnim news agency, August 18, 2021)
  • One hundred ninety people died in Tehran in the past 24 hours due to Coronavirus, and it is registered in Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery. (Fars news agency, August 18, 2021)
  • Governor of Kermanshah: The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in Kermanshah is 900. The fifth outbreak will become more and more difficult to contain and enter a critical and dangerous phase. (ISNA news agency, August 18, 2021)
  • West Azerbaijan University of Medical Sciences: The COVID-19 situation in the Province is very bad. One person is infected every 50 seconds.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 547 cities had exceeded 370,300. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 87,196, Isfahan 24,730, Khorasan Razavi 24,385, Khuzestan 23,066, Mazandaran 14,390, Lorestan 13,380, West Azerbaijan 13,153, Fars 12,992, Gilan 12,335, Sistan and Baluchestan 10,990, Alborz 10,848, Kerman 9,418, Golestan 8,840, Kermanshah 6,668, Yazd 6,458, Hormozgan 6,400, North Khorasan 4,974, Ardabil 4,515, Qazvin 4,134, and Ilam 3,708.

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

August 18, 2021