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Iran: Coronavirus Fatalities in 478 Cities Surpass 202,100

  • Alireza Raisi, the spokesperson for the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): The COVID-19 has not been eradicated or weakened in any way. At each wave of new Coronavirus outbreak, death tolls are 15,000 more than the ordinary situation. (Khabar-Online, January 14, 2021)
  • According to the latest evaluation of the Health Ministry, the number of red cities in Mazandaran Province has increased to 10 cities. (State TV, January 15, 2021)
  • Alireza Zali, head of the NCCT in Tehran: Our expert opinion is not to rush to open schools, even for the first and second grades, we should not act hastily. (Rouydad 24, January 14, 2021)
  • A regime’s parliament deputy: If the reopening of schools intensifies the Coronavirus epidemic of the dangerous British strain, which we are also witnessing, the president will be definitely responsible for the consequences. (Rouydad 24, January 14, 2021)
  • Masoud Mardani, a member of the NCCT Scientific team: Hastening to reopen schools is dangerous, reopening for no reason increases virus circulation and infection. (Aftab-news daily, January 15, 2021)
  • A regime’s parliament deputy: My advice is that not only we should refrain from buying medicines from hostile countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom, but also we should not buy medicines produced by companies from those countries through a third party. (Javan, January 14, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced this afternoon, January 15, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 478 cities had exceeded 202,100. The number of victims in Tehran is 49,276, Khorasan Razavi 13,710, Isfahan 12,695, Lorestan 8,183, Mazandaran 7,942, Qom 7,865, West Azerbaijan 7,468, Gilan 7,151, Golestan 5,075, Kermanshah 4,199, Yazd 3,667, North Khorasan 3,113, Semnan 3,005, Zanjan 2,140, South Khorasan 1,906, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 1,600.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
January 15, 2021