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Coronavirus Disaster in Iran: The Death Toll in 478 Cities Surpass 206,300



  • Saeed Namaki, regime’s Health Minister: If we cannot manage the Coronavirus, it will be a loss and disgrace for the whole system, not just for the Health Ministry. (Khabar-Fori news site – January 24, 2021)
  • Alireza Reisi, the spokesman for the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): COVID-19 hospitalizations in Tehran increased by 26% in a week, from 749 to 946. (State TV, January 25, 2021)
  • Payam Tabarsi, head of Infectious Diseases Department at Masih Daneshvari Hospital: The increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations in Tehran in recent days is worrying. Yesterday the number of hospitalizations increased by 3%. (ISNA news agency, January 25, 2021)
  • Hamid Souri, director of NCCT Epidemiology Committee: Reopening of schools could endanger the lives of many children and could have dire consequences. (Tasnim news agency, January 25, 2021)
  • Isfahan University of Medical Sciences: The number of COVID-19 patients is increasing. We will face a precarious condition in the next three weeks. (Mehr news agency, January 25, 2021)
  • Governor of Bonab: If the current situation is not managed, we will see the peak of Coronavirus in the city in the coming days. (Mehr, January 25, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Monday, January 25, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 478 cities had exceeded 206,300. The number of victims in Tehran is 50,056, Khorasan Razavi 13,965, Isfahan 13,050, Lorestan 8,333, Mazandaran 8,297, Qom 8,010, West Azerbaijan 7,563, Gilan 7,356, Fars 6,252, Alborz 5,308, Hamedan 4,863, Kerman 4,564, Kurdistan 3,536, and Ardabil 2,562.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
January 25, 2021