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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 465 Cities Exceeds 165,200



  • Iraj Harirchi, regime’s Deputy Health Minister: “For every Coronavirus death, there are 200 to 1,000 others that are infected. We have an average of 200,000 patients relative to the daily 400 who die.” (Hamshahri daily, November 23, 2020)
  • Alireza Zali, head of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT) in Tehran: “The situation in the Province [Tehran] and the city of Tehran is still critical, and the conditions are not appropriate for a Coronavirus stricken city. Both city traffic findings and field scenes indicate that the necessary rhythm in controlling the epidemic has not yet been achieved.” (State TV, November 22, 2020)
  • Behesht Zahra Cemetery’s CEO: “Between 150 to 200 corpses are brought to Behesht Zahra for burial daily because of Coronavirus.” (Javan daily, November 23, 2020)
  • Isfahan University of Medical Sciences: “In the past 24 hours, 50 Coronavirus patients have died.” (Mehr news agency, November 23, 2020)
  • Shiraz University of Medical Sciences: “The death toll in Fars Province in the past 24 hours reached 45 people, and the total number of victims in the Province reached 2,195.” (State TV, November 22, 2020)
  • Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences: “The number of Coronavirus deaths in November was 81% higher than in October.” (State TV news agency, November 23, 2020)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced this afternoon, Monday, November 23, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 465 cities had exceeded 165,200. The number of victims in Tehran is 40,741, Khorasan Razavi 11,885, Isfahan 9,365, Khuzestan 9,010, Lorestan 6,865, East Azerbaijan 6,404, West Azerbaijan 5,855, Gilan 5,666, Fars 4,557, Alborz 4,440, Sistan and Baluchestan 4,181, Hamedan 4,150, Golestan 4,121, Kermanshah 3,583, Central Province 3,198, Kerman 2,984, Yazd 2,887, Khorasan North 2,633, Semnan 2,454, Hormozgan 1,830, South Khorasan 1,481, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 1,169.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
November 23, 2020