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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 440 Cities Exceeds 107,500

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  • Saeid Namaki, Regime Health Minister: In some parts of the country, we see a new flare-up of Coronavirus and the third wave of the disease. (Mehr news agency, September 22, 2020)
  • Iraj Harirchi, Deputy Health Minister: Weekly hospitalization at the peak of the disease in March and April was 7900 and reached 1971 towards the latter part of April. Now it has increased five times and reached 9640. In Tehran, we had 385 hospitalizations in mid-May. Last week we had 2330 hospitalizations. Currently, more than ever, we have hospitalized patients in Tehran. This is a catastrophe. (State TV, September 21, 2020)
  • Alireza Zali, head of the National Coronavirus Combat Task Force (NCCT) in Tehran: Since we are facing waves of the disease, some of the restrictions that were applied in the past in Tehran must be re-applied. (ILNA, September 22, 2020)
  • The Ministry of Health announced that 3,712 people had been infected in the past 24 hours, which is the highest figure since the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak in the past seven months, and the critically ill patients stand at 3,922, which is unprecedented in the past 40 days.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/ MEK) announced on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, that the number of Coronation fatalities in 440 cities had exceeded 107,500. The number of victims in Tehran is 25,839, Khorasan Razavi 7,902, Isfahan 5,169, Lorestan 4,818, East Azerbaijan 3,238, Golestan 3,021, Alborz 3,017, West Azerbaijan 2,836, North Khorasan 1,889, Zanjan 1,021, Ilam 899, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 821, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 770.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
September 22, 2020