49% increase in COVID-19 deaths and 80% in new infections in one day
- The fifth Coronavirus outbreak has covered the south, and to some extent, the west of the country, and the number of red cities will increase in the next one or two weeks. (State-run daily Arman, June 8, 2021)
- Governor of Tehran: The number of hospitalizations has remained stable for several days. This indicates the need to intensify protocols. (State-run media, Khabar-Online, June 8, 2021)
- West Azerbaijan University of Medical Sciences: The number of patients was 314 on May 21 but reached 2,157 on June 1, 2021. We are entering the fifth outbreak. (Khabar-Online, June 8, 2021)
- Out of 5.7 million doses of vaccine imported, 4.8 million have been injected. Where are the remaining 900,000 doses? Have they been stolen to be used in election campaigns? (State-run media, Salamat news, June 8, 2021)
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 547 cities across Iran has passed 308,000. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 72,166, Isfahan 20,625, Khuzestan 19,269, Khorasan Razavi 18,710, East Azerbaijan 12,643, Mazandaran 12,250, West Azerbaijan 11,613, Gilan 10,296, Qom 9,710, Alborz 8,753, Golestan 7,415, Sistan and Baluchestan 7,136, Kerman 6,898, Kurdistan 5,267, Yazd 5,152, Hormozgan 3,975, Ardabil 3,825, Bushehr 3,229, and Ilam 3,226.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
June 8, 2021