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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 470 Cities Exceeds 182,500

  • Iraj Harirchi, regime’s Deputy Health Minister: We are still in a fragile state.
  • Iran University of Medical Sciences: The population of Iran is one percent of the world’s population, but it accounts for 3.3 percent of the COVID-19 mortality rate.
  • Guilan University of Medical Sciences: We have been facing an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations. The number of hospitalizations has doubled in the past two months.
  • Yazd University of Medical Sciences: The number of critically ill patients has increased. There is a possibility of extending the restrictions for another week.
  • Isfahan University of Medical Sciences: 33 people have died of Coronavirus in the past 24 hours in the Province.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, December 11, 2020, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 470 cities across Iran had exceeded 182,500. The number of victims in Tehran is 44,971, Isfahan 10,615, East Azerbaijan 7,143, West Azerbaijan 6,873, Alborz 4,840, Ardabil 2,192, Ilam 1,895, Bushehr 1,854, South Khorasan 1,681, Khorasan Razavi 12,620, North Khorasan 2,833, Khuzestan 9,430, Sistan and Baluchestan 4,526, Fars 5,432, Kurdistan 3,171, Kerman 3,834, Kermanshah 3,871, Gilan 6,231, Lorestan 7,425, Central Province 3,753.

Abbas Motavallian, an epidemiologist and professor at Iran University of Medical Sciences, told Mehr news agency today, “Iran’s population is one percent of the world’s population, but it accounts for 3.3 percent of COVID-19 mortality. The cold weather and the night of Yalda’s (longest night of the year) festival ahead are worrying. Coronavirus transmission is from a person to another and progressive. This transmission chain must be broken. Coronavirus is not an insoluble problem. If we accept the restrictions for a while, the pandemic will subside.”

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
December 11, 2020