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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 518 Cities Exceeds 229,000

  • Saeed Namaki, regime’s Health Minister: Do not travel. Even if they send you a free travel package, you should know that they are sending you an invitation to contract COVID-19 and to die. (Hamdeli daily, March 9, 2021)
  • The Spokesperson for the Health Ministry: The British virus has been detected in many provinces, many people who became infected with this type of virus have no travel history, which indicates that the virus has spread. (Mehr news agency, March 10, 2021)
  • Head of the Nursing Association: Wrong policies are the cause of death of nurses. No other countries have had this many nurses lose their lives to Coronavirus. (Hamshahri daily, March 10, 2021)
  • Mahshahr Health Center: For the first time in this city, the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations has exceeded 100, and due to the lack of empty beds, ten patients are waiting in line for hospitalization. (ILNA news agency, March 10, 2021)
  • “Although the Health Ministry’s figures for COVID-19 deaths and infections are low, there is not an empty hospital bed in Tehran.” (Jahan-e-Sanat daily, March 10, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on March 10, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 518 cities had exceeded 229,000. The number of victims in Tehran is 53,821, Isfahan 14,825, Khuzestan 12,535, Mazandaran 9,722, East Azerbaijan 8,848, Qom 8,490, Gilan 8,131, Fars 6,792, Alborz 5,698, Kerman 5,059, Semnan 3,690, North Khorasan 3,493, Zanjan 2,490, Hormozgan 2,485, and Bushehr 2,314.

While one after the other, the regime’s officials and specialists report a shortage of beds and hospital facilities and an increase in the number of patients. Rouhani, in his usual brazen claims, said today, “We export ventilators, we are self-sufficient in the production of medical equipment and needs, and are in the process of mass-producing Iranian Coronavirus vaccine.”

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
March 10, 2021