Saeed Namaki, regime’s Health Minister: The British COVID-19 variant swept the country from the west and the Indian variant from the south, southeast, and east. (ISNA news agency, May 17, 2021)
- Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences: The COVID-19 Vaccine inventory in Khuzestan Province ran out two days ago. (State-run media, Rokna, May 17, 2021)
- Isfahan University of Medical Sciences: In the past 24 hours, 242 COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized. While only 231 patients were discharged. (Mehr news agency, May 17, 2021)
- West Azerbaijan University of Medical Sciences: The death toll in the Province is high. Out of 1,064 COVID-19 patients, 239 are in ICU. (IRNA news agency, May 17, 2021)
- Zahedan University of Medical Sciences: About 80% of COVID-19 cases in the Province are positive cases of English mutated variant. (IRNA, May 17, 2021)
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Monday, May 17, 2021, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 541 cities are more than 291,100. The number of victims in Tehran has passed 67,721, Isfahan 19,225, Khuzestan 18,029, Khorasan Razavi 17,810, East Azerbaijan 11,898, Mazandaran 11,830, West Azerbaijan 10,868, Fars 9,497, Alborz 8,003, Golestan 7,110, Hamedan 6,513, Central Province 6,063, Kurdistan 5,012, Ardabil 3,690, Qazvin 3,384, Zanjan 3,200, Ilam 3,096, Bushehr 3,039, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 2,289.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
May 17, 2021