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Regime’s Inhumane Policies Cause Coronavirus To Take More Than 426,500 Lives in Iran


Staggering Number of COVID-19 Victims in Tehran Exceeds 100,000

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  • Tehran Medical University: More than 60% of COVID-19 infection appears, spreads and is transmitted in Tehran. (IRNA news agency, September 16, 2021)
  • Minoo Mohraz, a former member of the Scientific Committee of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): The Health Ministry should not have relied on the internally produced vaccines from the beginning and should have thought about importing more vaccines. (State-run media outlet, Rokna, September 16, 2021)
  • “Iranian vaccines and the ‘Sinopharm vaccines’ have little effect on Delta and Lambda COVID-19 variants. So, infections and mortality have not decreased in Iran.” (Hamdeli newspaper, September 15, 2021)
  • West Azerbaijan Medical University: Coronavirus daily hospitalizations are still over 400, indicating the continuing deterioration of the situation. (IRNA, September 16, 2021)
  • After a week’s decline, the significant increase in the number of daily COVID-19 infections and deaths in Mazandaran Province is evidence of the beginning of the sixth outbreak in the northern provinces. (Hamdeli newspaper, September 15, 2021)
  • President of Arak Medical University: In the past 24 hours, 398 new cases of COVID-19 were registered in the Province, and 15 patients died. (Tasnim news agency, September 16, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Thursday, September 16, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 547 cities had exceeded 426,500. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 100,216, Khorasan Razavi 34,275, Isfahan 28,200, Khuzestan 26,151, Mazandaran 16,190, Fars 15,299, West Azerbaijan 15,053, Gilan 14,835, Lorestan 14,460, Alborz 12,488, Kerman 11,217, Golestan 9,800, Central Province 7,863, Kermanshah 7,479, Hormozgan 7,305, Yazd 7,153, Bushehr 4,829, Qazvin 4,689, Ilam 4,108, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 3,104.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
September 16, 2021

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