- Director of Ardestan Health Network: The COVID-19 outbreak situation in Ardestan (A city in central Iran) is very-critical. (ISNA news agency, November 17, 2021)
- Ilam Medical University: Ilam Province has the highest rate of daily COVID-19 hospitalization relative to its population among all provinces. (Mehr news agency, November 17, 2021)Qazvin Medical University: In the past 24 hours, the COVID-19 infection rate has increased by 34%, hospitalization by 16%, and critically ill patients by 15.5%, respectively. (Tasnim news agency, November 17, 2021)Shiraz Medical University: In the past 24 hours, 148 new COVID-19 patients were admitted, and 173 were in ICU. (Mehr, November 17, 2021)
- “The Imported or domestically produced vaccines are so problematic that they do not even have the approval for clinical testing and emergency use. After being injected widely to the public, they (Government officials) quietly recalled them.” (State-run daily, Hamdeli, November 17, 2021)
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 547 cities had exceeded 477,400. In Tehran the number of victims has reached 111,935, Khorasan Razavi 38,960, Isfahan 32,630, Fars 17,655, East Azerbaijan 16,523, Lorestan 15,830, Alborz 14,048, Sistan and Baluchestan 13,280, Qom 12,945, Kermanshah 8,879, Central Province 8,713, Kurdistan 7,757, Semnan 6,345, Qazvin 5,464, Ilam 4,543, South Khorasan 4,121, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 3,554.
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
November 17, 2021