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Iran: Coronavirus death toll exceeds 306,800

Iran: Coronavirus death toll exceeds 306,800

NCRI logoVaccination halted in Tehran and other cities, risk of new COVID-19 outbreak as a result

  • Alireza Reisi, the spokesperson for the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): Given the delay in shipment of the COVID-19 vaccines, we should postpone the next group’s vaccination until the arrival of the vaccines. (State TV, June 6, 2021)
  • Health centers in Tehran and other cities have announced that vaccines are not available and that people not approach the centers until further notice. (State-run media, Khabar-Fori, June 6, 2021)
  • Chairman of the National Epidemiology Committee: Given new COVID-19 variants, we should expect new outbreaks until vaccination increases. (ISNA news agency, June 6, 2021)
  • Shiraz University of Medical Sciences: Due to the completion of the COVID-19 vaccine consignments, until further notice, vaccination will not be carried out from June 6, 2021. (IRNA news agency, June 6, 2021)
  • Deputy Governor of Hormozgan Province: The COVID-19 situation in the Province is critical; the possibility of a fifth outbreak spreading from Hormozgan through the country is not unlikely. (Hamshahri daily, June 6, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Sunday, June 6, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 543 cities across Iran had exceeded 306,800. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 71,886, Isfahan 20,525, Khuzestan 19,179, Khorasan Razavi 18,645, Lorestan 12,265, Mazandaran 12,220, Gilan 10,266, Fars 10,227, Golestan7,395, Alborz 8,688, Sistan and Baluchestan 7,101, Kerman 6,868, Kermanshah 5,978, Hormozgan 3,905, Zanjan 3,360, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 2,394.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)

June 6, 2021