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Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 535 Cities Exceeds 251,000

Full packed metro in Tabriz, Iran during Coronavirus pandemic

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Hospitals are full in many provinces, including Tehran, Isfahan, Fars, and Khuzestan

  • In an unprecedented development, the Health Ministry spokesperson put the number of new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours at 24,760. The number of patients admitted to the ICU at 4,481, the highest figure in three months. (IRNA news agency, April 12, 2021)
  • Shariati Hospital, Tehran: Even though we are opening new wards for COVID-19 patients regularly, the new wards will be full 15-16 hours later. (State TV, April 13, 2021)
  • Minoo Mohraz, member of the Scientific Committee of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): The medical centers’ conditions are terrible. They can’t get any worse. There is no room to admit new COVID-19 patients. (Hamdeli daily, April 13, 2021)
  • Khuzestan’s Governor: So far, we have had more than 5,000 definite Coronavirus deaths and 1,700 possible Coronavirus deaths. In the past 24 hours, 42 people have died because of COVID-19. (ISNA news agency, April 13, 2021)
  • Tabriz University of Medical Sciences: We have 1,250 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the Province, 250 of whom are in ICU and can only breathe using ventilators. (IRNA, April 13, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 535 cities across Iran had surpassed 251,000. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 57,421, Isfahan 16,385, Khorasan Razavi 16,130, Khuzestan 15,089, Mazandaran 10,670, Lorestan 10,598, East Azerbaijan 10,213, West Azerbaijan 9,433, Gilan 8,787, Fars 7,339, Golestan 6,450, Alborz 6,283, Sistan and Baluchestan 5,721, Kerman 5,555, Kermanshah 5,009, Kurdistan 4,332, North Khorasan 3,783, Ardabil 3,127, Zanjan 2,735, Ilam 2,576, South Khorasan 2,456, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 2,035, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 1,954.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
April 13, 2021

Infographic-PMOI-MEK reports over 251,000 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran