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Iran: The Staggering Number of Coronavirus Death Toll in 458 Cities Exceeds 120,800

Health Ministry: 251 deaths in the past 24 hours. It may reach 600 per day

  • Regime Health Ministry announced that the number of Coronavirus victims in the past 24 hours stands at 251 and the number of critically ill patients at 4,482, unprecedented, and the highest since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic since eight months ago. (IRNA, October 11, 2020)
  • Secretary of Tehran Pharmacists Association: Only a minimal number of masks, with the approved price of 13,000 rials, have been distributed in pharmacies. i.e., 100 to 200 pieces. (ISNA, October 11, 2020)
  • Iraj Harirchi, Deputy Health Minister: Fines for those who do not wear masks will be issued by the police and Basij forces with ID cards. (Mehr, October 11, 2020)
  • The Central Province University of Medical Sciences: In the past 24 hours, we had 16 Coronavirus deaths. The medical centers are full. All the pressure is on the medical staff. They are worn out, and this process does not have a good ending. (Tasnim news agency, October 11, 2020)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Sunday, October 11, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 458 cities had exceeded 120,800. The number of victims in Tehran is 28,801, Khorasan Razavi 9,080, Isfahan 6,194, Lorestan 5,298, Qom 5,190, East Azerbaijan 4,243, West Azerbaijan 3,317, Alborz 3,301, Hamedan 3,203, Central Province 1,605, Bushehr 1,455, Ardabil 1,406, Qazvin 1,156, Ilam 990, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 854.

Iraj Harirchi, Deputy Health Minister, told the State TV yesterday, “We are in a very worrying situation. In Tehran, the rate of new Coronavirus hospitalizations is 175 to 200% more than our discharge rate. Those who are hospitalized live longer. We have the same situation in some of the other provinces, including Lorestan, Kurdistan, Isfahan, and West Azerbaijan. In this third wave of the outbreak, the death rate may reach about 550 to 600 per day.

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

October 11, 2020