Regime’s Health Ministry COVID-19 state-controlled statistics in the past 24 hours: Death toll 458 (the highest figure in 101 days), and ICU patients 6,279, which is unprecedented from the beginning of the pandemic. (IRNA news agency, August 6, 2021)
- Member of the Scientific Committee of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): There are no empty beds available for COVID-19 patients. ICUs are full. For the lockdown to be effective, it will be useless if it will be similar to the recent 6-day lockdown. (ISNA news agency, August 6, 2021)
- Alireza Zali, head of NCCT in Tehran: While there is a lot of pressure on the treatment staff, their resilience has been affected. An effective closedown will be a complete lockdown; otherwise, it will be ineffective. (ISNA, August 6, 2021)
- Ardabil University of Medical Sciences: The COVID-19 situation is critical, and patients may be admitted to places such as prayer halls, hospital yards, and wherever they can. (Mehr news agency, August 6, 2021)
- Shiraz University of Medical Sciences: 4,209 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 340 are in ICU, and 32 have died in the past 24 hours. (IRNA, August 6, 2021)
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, August 6, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 547 cities across Iran had exceeded 350,000. In Tehran, the death toll has reached 81,976, Isfahan 23,645, Khuzestan 22,156, Khorasan Razavi 21,325, East Azerbaijan 13,578, Mazandaran 13,550, West Azerbaijan 12,678, Fars 12,032, Gilan 11,281, Alborz 10,228, Sistan and Baluchestan 10,155, Golestan 8,265, Yazd 6,107, Hormozgan 6,010, Semnan 5,505, Ardabil 4,215, Bushehr 3,999, Qazvin 3,959, Zanjan 3,705, South Khorasan 3,246, Kurdistan 5,737, Kerman 8,728, Kermanshah 6,473, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 2,674.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
August 6, 2021