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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 533 Cities Surpasses 242,000

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 518 Cities Exceeds 230,100

165 cities are red and orange, 246 cities are yellow, and 25 provinces are on red alert

• Saeed Namaki, regime’s Health Minister: Hard days are ahead. Medical universities are extremely concerned. The fourth COVID-19 outbreak is more difficult to contain, and the defending soldiers are exhausted. (IRNA news agency, April 2, 2021)

• Health Ministry: We have witnessed the death of 117 people with COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the highest figure in the past three months, and the number of patients in ICU has exceeded 4,000 for the first time in two months. In the coming days, we should expect a rise in the death toll. (IMNA news agency, April 2, 2021)

• Nader Tavakoli, deputy head of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT) in Tehran: We are worried that the ICU wards may soon be full in Tehran. (ISNA news agency, April 2, 2021)

• Kashan University of Medical Sciences: The number of hospitalizations has increased by 100% compared to two weeks ago (on March 21, 2021, the beginning of Farvardin, the first month in Persian Calendar)- (Mehr news agency, April 2, 2021)

• Isfahan University of Medical Sciences: The fourth wave of COVID-19 outbreak is more deadly; the number of new patients has increased from 250 on March 21 to 1,400. The number of hospitalizations has doubled. The rate of COVID-19 infection has risen unprecedently, and the entire hospital is allocated to COVID-19 patients. (IMNA, April 2, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, April 2, 20121, that the Coronavirus death toll in 533 cities across Iran had reached 242,000. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 55,871, Isfahan 15,755, Khorasan Razavi 15,625, Khuzestan 14,249, Mazandaran 10,320, East Azerbaijan 9,643, Gilan 8,481, Golestan 6,235, Alborz 5,993, Hamedan 5,543, Semnan 4,205, North Khorasan 3,653, Ardabil 3,002, Hormozgan 2,705, Zanjan 2,615, Bushehr 2,444, South Khorasan 2,351, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 1,945.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
April 2, 2021