Masih Daneshvari Hospital: The cause of death of COVID-19 patients is among the classified secrets of the Health Ministry and will not be made public under any circumstances. (Tejarat News, July 5, 2021)
- Saeed Namaki, the regime’s Health Minister: To say we will not have a fifth COVID-19 outbreak is not true. It has been two months since the Indian variant, New York, and African variants have arrived in the country. (Mehr news agency, July 5, 2021)
- Alireza Zali, head of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT) in Tehran: In Tehran, in the past 24 hours, the number of COVID-19 outpatients has reached 13,000, the hospitalized patients 1,695, and the total number of hospitalizations has reached 5,400. (ISNA news agency, July 5, 2021)
- Minoo Mohraz, a member of the NCCT Scientific Committee: The Covid-19 Delta variant messed everything up when it arrived. The Delta COVID-19 variant used to be in the south, and it should have been stopped. Now it has spread to all the cities. You have to see what’s going on in hospitals and ICUs. One cannot plan (how to deal with the virus) without going to hospitals and ICUs and seeing the extent of the outbreak. (Hamshahri daily, July 5, 2021)
- The regime parliament deputy from Khash: The situation in Sistan and Baluchestan is beyond catastrophe, but Namaki (the Health Minister) described the shortcomings as “propaganda, and sedition.” (ISNA, July 5, 2021)
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Monday, July 5, 2021, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 547 cities across Iran had passed 323,200. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 75,536, Isfahan 21,840, Khuzestan 20,486, Khorasan Razavi 19,680, East Azerbaijan 13,128, Mazandaran 12,625, Fars 10,882, Gilan 10,666, Alborz 9,178, Sistan and Baluchestan 7,991, Kerman 7,483, Central Province 6,658, Kermanshah 6,221, Kurdistan 5,487, Yazd 5,387, Hormozgan 4,900, Qazvin 3,704, Bushehr 3,534, South Khorasan 2,986, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 2,650.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
July 5, 2021