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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 476,800

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NCRI logoMember of the Scientific Committee of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): The number of COVID-19 patients is still high, but vaccination has not yet reached its desired level. (State-run media, Rouydad 24, November 16, 2021)

  • Epidemiologist: The COVID-19 situation in the country is worrying. We are not in a good position in terms of new COVID-19 infections and deaths. (IRNA news agency, November 16, 2021)
  • Isfahan Medical University: The reopening of educational centers shows that we do not know the nature of Coronavirus. In the first half of February, we should expect the sixth COVID-19 outbreak. (ISNA news agency, November 16, 2021)
  • In Kerman, COVID-19 deaths have surged to double-digit today, with a huge difference compared to previous days. (Tasnim news agency, November 16, 2021)
  • Yazd Medical University: More than 90 COVID-19 patients were admitted to ICU. Currently, 438 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized in Yazd. (State Radio and TV news agency, November 16, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, that the COVID-19 death toll in 547 cities had exceeded 476,800. In Tehran the death toll has reached 111,825, Khorasan Razavi 38,915, Isfahan 32,585, Khuzestan 29,065, West Azerbaijan 17,753, Fars 17,610, Mazandaran 17,430,  Gilan 16,595, Kerman 12,752, Hamedan 8,868, Hormozgan 7,950, North Khorasan 6,063, Ardabil 5,980, and Zanjan 4,505.

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

November 16, 2021