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Iran: COVID-19 Death Toll Exceeds 495,300


NCRI logoAbadan Medical University: The COVID-19 patient hospitalizations have doubled in the past two days in the southwestern region of Khuzestan. (ISNA news agency, January 5, 2022)

  • Shiraz Medical University: We are worried about the explosion of Omicron in Fars. (ISNA, January 5, 2022)
  • Ardestan Health Network: Omicron’s spread in Ardestan was confirmed. Due to the high infection rate, many more people must be infected. (ISNA, January 5, 2022)
  • Golestan Medical University: Today, 229 COVID-19 patients were admitted, 50 in ‌‌ICU, and 14 breath with ventilators. (State Radio and TV news agency, January 5, 2022)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, that the COVID-19 death toll in 547 cities has exceeded 495,300. In Tehran the death toll has reached 115,780, Khorasan Razavi 39,945, Isfahan 34,310, West Azerbaijan 18,683, Lorestan 16,390, Kerman 13,352, Kermanshah 9,264, Hamedan 9,183, Semnan 6,525, North Khorasan 6,328, Ilam 4,728, and South Khorasan 4,371

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)

January 5, 2022