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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 478 Cities Exceeds 200,600

  • Member of the Scientific Committee for Vaccine Research: The two vaccines produced in the United States, Pfizer and Moderna, have used a very advanced technology that we must follow. (State TV, January 12, 2021)
  • A regime parliament deputy: There is a strong mafia in the drug market, and many government figures influence it. (Mehr news agency, January 12, 2021)
  • Head of the Medical Organization: At least 70% of the population should be vaccinated to cut the transmission chain. The mutated virus is 55 to 70% more contagious than the typical virus. (Setareh-Sobh daily, January 12, 2021)
  • Head of the Health Committee of Tehran City Council: Some officials say that we have buried the COVID-19, but the number of patients is still more than 5,000 a day, and we have an emergency situation in many cities, including in Tehran. (Mehr, January 12, 2021)
  • The Deputy Medical Director of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT) in Tehran: The epidemic situation in the country is still fragile and has not been fully controlled yet. (ISNA news agency, January 11, 2021)
  • In Mazandaran Province, 16 people died of COVID-19, 1,392 were hospitalized, and 274 are in ICU in the past 24 hours. (Javan, January 11, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 478 cities had exceeded 200,600. The number of victims in Tehran 49,011, Khorasan Razavi 13,615, Isfahan 12,575, Khuzestan 10,060, Lorestan 8,128, Mazandaran 7,822, East Azerbaijan 7,633, Fars 6,112, Golestan 5,020, Hamedan 4,743, Kerman 4,425, Kermanshah 4,174, Yazd 3,587, Semnan 2,990, and Zanjan 2,120.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
January 12, 2021