- Minoo Mohraz: If the same Coronavirus trend continues, we will probably see the fourth wave of outbreak towards the end of February. The trend of Coronavirus infection in Iran is very worrying. The British variant has also been seen in Iran, and if it spreads, it will be more worrying. (IRNA news agency, January 29, 2021)
- Iran University of Medical Sciences: If the newly mutated virus spreads in the community, we should expect at least a 40% increase in infections, and this is not far from reality. (Shafaghna news outlet, January 29, 2021)
- Hamid Emadi, member of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): More children have recently been infected, which could be due to the mutated virus. Subsequently, new peaks in spreading the virus may occur. There will not be any vaccination until the end of this year (March 20, 2021). The domestic vaccine will be mass-produced by June 2021 if approved. (Shafaghna news outlet, January 29, 2021)
- Yazd University of Medical Sciences: The COVID-19 situation in the city of Abarkooh (Central Iran) is red and its outbreak in the coming days could lead to a new wave. (ISNA news agency, January 29, 2021)
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, January 29, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 478 cities across Iran had exceeded 208,300. The number of victims in Tehran is 50,396, Khorasan Razavi 14,085, Isfahan 13,225, Mazandaran 8,477, Lorestan 8,473, Qom 8,075, Gilan 7,426, Alborz 5,338, Sistan and Baluchistan 5,016, Kerman 4,609, Central Province 4,248, Semnan 3,085, Zanjan 2,245, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 1,670, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 1,544.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
January 29, 2021