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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 470 Cities Exceeds 189,300

  • While the situation of nurses is getting worse every day, and no action has been taken to buy the COVID-19 vaccine, in a bold lie, Rouhani, said, “The cost of hospitalization has decreased to 6 to 10 percent (what it was). We did not receive any money for treating people with COVID-19 and even treated people who were not Iranians.”Director-General of the National Medical Organization: Providing vaccines to the people is a vital, inevitable, and definitive priority. Injecting 50 million vaccines in eight months will not be effective. These many vaccines should be injected in three months to break the viral chain effectively
  • Secretary-General of the Nursing Organization: The departure of nurses (from the country) has increased by 300%. 3,000 to 4,000 nurses left their jobs during the pandemic.
  • Head of Gilan Nursing Organization: We have five months of unpaid wages to nurses, and some universities of medical sciences have unpaid wages since last year. COVID-19 continues, and we are waiting to be paid.
  • Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Nursing Organization: We need to hire 1,000 nurses. Six months of nurses’ arrears have not been paid.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Monday, December 21, 2020, that the Coronavirus death toll in 470 cities had exceeded 189,300. The number of victims, in Tehran is 46,486, Khorasan Razavi 12,995, Isfahan 11,185, Khuzestan 9,725, West Azerbaijan 7,128, Gilan 6,756, Fars 5,772, Golestan 4,687, Hamedan 4.550, Kerman 4,029, Kermanshah 3,996, Kurdistan 3,261, Semnan 2,859, Ardabil 2,312, Zanjan 1,970, Ilam 1,955, Bushehr 1,904, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 1,470.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
December 21, 2020