Alireza Reisi, the spokesperson for the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): The border provinces have turned red. Thirteen cities in Sistan and Baluchestan, Kermanshah, Hormozgan, Kerman, and Bushehr are red. (ISNA news agency, May 30, 2021)
- Masoud Mardani, a member of the NCCT Scientific Committee: Any election rally or reunions will spread the COVID-19 virus and derive the next outbreak. (State-run media, Tabnak, May 30, 2021)
- Nader Tavakoli, deputy head of the NCCT in Tehran: The fourth COVID-19 outbreak was much more dangerous than the previous waves, and the morbidity and death rate was much higher. It is not clear when will the fourth outbreak end or whether we will enter the fifth one or not? (Mehr news agency, May 30, 2021)
- Tehran City Council: Two months have passed since the fourth COVID-19 outbreak, and until 56 million of the population are not vaccinated, the fifth deadly outbreak could happen. (Hamshahri daily, May 29, 2021)
- Iranshahr University of Medical Sciences: The south of Sistan and Baluchestan is red. The number of COVID-19 patients has increased by 150% compared to the previous week, and Iranshahr and Chabahar hospitals are full. (ISNA, May 30, 2021)
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Sunday, May 30, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 543 cities had exceeded 302,000. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 70,676, Khuzestan 18,849, Khorasan Razavi 18,365, East Azerbaijan 12,393, Lorestan 12,120, West Azerbaijan 11,343, Fars 10,037, Alborz 8,478, Golestan 7,325, Sistan and Baluchestan 6,936, Kerman 6,753, Hamedan 6,673, Central Province 6,278, Kurdistan 5,172, Isfahan 4,040, Hormozgan 3,705, and Bushehr 3,154.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
May 30, 2021