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COVID-19 Takes the Lives of 250,000 in 535 Cities Across Iran

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NCCT head in Tehran said Tehran is beyond red status, NCCT Spokesperson warned of four-figure deaths

  • The infighting grows among the regime’s factions because of the Coronavirus outbreak: The regime’s Parliamentary Health Committee called for Hassan Rouhani’s prosecution for negligence in Coronavirus management. Ebrahim Raisi, head of the regime’s repressive Judiciary, threatened to hold those responsible for the delay in making decisions that have led to a higher mortality rate accountable. (ISNA news agency, April 12, 2021)
  • The regime’s Health Ministry: The COVID-19 status in 295 cities are red, 99 orange, 45 yellow, and only nine cities are considered blue (virus-free). (IRNA news agency, April 12, 2021)
  • Iraj Harirchi, regime’s deputy Health Minister: The number of COVID-19 deaths is increasing and may even go higher than the highest record in fall, which was over 400 deaths in one day. (IRNA, April 12, 2021)
  • The Coronavirus vaccine’s price is only $2 worldwide, but it may only be found on the Iranian black market costing between 450 and 600 million rials (equivalent to $900-$1200). (ISNA, April 12, 2021)
  • Dezful University of Medical Sciences: The Ganjavian Hospital’s emergency room is a battlefield, and there are Coronavirus patients in all rooms, corridors, and every corner. (ISNA, April 12, 2021)
  • Alireza Reisi, the spokesperson for the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT), warned, “If the restrictions are not properly enforced during Tehran’s ten-day lockdown, we will have to expect four-digit deaths.” (The state-run media, Javan, April 12, 1400)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Monday, April 12, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 535 cities across Iran had exceeded 250,000. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 57,221, Isfahan 16,325, Khorasan Razavi 16,080, Khuzestan 15,000, Mazandaran 10,640, Lorestan 10,548, East Azerbaijan 10,163, West Azerbaijan 9,383, Qom 8,840, Gilan 8,756, Fars 7,362, Golestan 6,430, Alborz 6,253, Hamedan 5,668, Kerman 5,559, Central Province 5,193, Kermanshah 4,984, Semnan 4,430, Qazvin 2,854, Hormozgan 2,830, and Bushehr 2,534.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
April 12, 2021

Infographic-PMOI-MEK stats on 250,000 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran