Iraj Harirchi, Deputy Health Minister: We are in a stormy sea. Tehran has become a crossroads for the Coronavirus transmission in the country. Very frankly, no province of the country is safe. (State TV, September 15, 2020)
- Saeid Namaki regime’s Health Minister: The whole country is red in terms of Coronavirus outbreak. In many provinces, we are witnessing a new outbreak of the disease. (Entekhab daily, September 15, 2020)
- President of Qom University of Medical Sciences: We request the provincial administration to close the Cemeteries until further notice. During the last week, the number of Coronavirus hospitalizations and positive samples has increased by 70% … This Province is in a super-critical situation. (IRNA, September 16, 2020)
- Masih Daneshvari Hospital in Tehran: We are entering the third wave of the virus. Unfortunately, this time the mortality will be more, and we will face many more difficulties. On September 11, the number of outpatients referred to the Coronavirus Emergency ward was 68, but on September 14 and 15, it was 180 and 160, respectively. (State TV, September 15, 2020)
- A spokesperson for the Health Ministry: The death toll in the past 24 hours was 179, the highest in 35 days. She announced the number of patients in the past 24 hours as 2981, the highest in the past three and a half months.
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 433 cities had passed 103,900. The number of victims in Tehran is 25,115, Khorasan Razavi 7,553, Khuzestan 6,797, Isfahan 4,819, Qom 4,715, Lorestan 4,618, East Azerbaijan 3,018, Fars 2,901, North Khorasan 1,764, Kerman 1,655, Semnan 1,376, Central Province 1,354, Bushehr 1,300, Ardabil 1,260, Qazvin 931, and South Khorasan 612.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
September 16, 2020