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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 497 Cities Exceeds 226,000

  • Saeed Namaki, regime’s Health Minister: We are playing chess with the Coronavirus. We are making decisions on it every minute of the day. (State TV, March 5, 2021)
  • Shahriar Health Network: Compared with last week, the COVID-19 deaths, hospitalization, and added beds have increased by 10%, 19%, and 12%, respectively. (Mehr news agency, March 5, 2021)
  • Shiraz University of Medical Sciences: The daily COVID-19 death toll in Fars Province has reached double digits after two months. (ISNA news agency, March 5, 2021)
  • Qom University of Medical Sciences: Positive COVID-19 test results in Qom have increased fivefold, and the next outbreak is not the Wuhan virus. It is the British COVID-19. (Mehr, March 5, 2021)
  • Abadan University of Medical Sciences: If more restrictions are not imposed, we may face a disaster in terms of hospitalization and deaths in Khuzestan Province in the coming days. (ISNA, March 5, 2021)
  • Arak University of Medical Sciences: 45 cases of British COVID-19 have been reported in 11 cities of the Central Province. It seems that the actual figures are much higher. (ISNA, March 5, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, March 5, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 497 cities had exceeded 226,000. The number of victims in Tehran is 53,336, Khorasan Razavi 14,900, Isfahan 14,595, Khuzestan 12,105, Mazandaran 9,582, Lorestan 9,418, West Azerbaijan 8,463, Qom 8,435, Golestan 5,880, Sistan and Baluchestan 5,331, Central Province 4,588, Kermanshah 4,579, Kurdistan 3,907, and Qazvin 2,554,

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
March 5, 2021