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Iran: COVID-19 Fatalities in 539 Cities Exceed 261,400

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NCRI logoHealth Ministry: 453 patients died in the past 24 hours, the highest toll in the past five months

  • According to the regime’s Health Ministry, only 497,418 people, i.e., less than 0.6% of the population, have been vaccinated. (IRNA news agency, April 22, 2021)
  • Delays in the arrival and injection of COVID-19 vaccines and the hourly surge in the COVID-19 deaths will cause an eruption of public outrage. (Aftab Yazd daily, April 22, 2021)
  • Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences: More than 1,500 COVID-19 patients are admitted to ordinary wards and over 400 patients to ICU. Due to the large number of patients, we must turn down the staff’s requests for leave, which will wear them out. (ISNA news agency, April 22, 2021)
  • Isfahan University of Medical Sciences: 2,502 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 384 are in ICU, and 38 have died in the past 24 hours in Isfahan Province. (Mehr news agency, April 22, 2021)
  • Alborz University of Medical Sciences: In the past 24 hours, 34 COVID-19 patients died, and the death toll has reached 3,296 people. (ISNA, April 22, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Thursday, April 22, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 539 cities had exceeded 261,400. The number of victims in Tehran is 59,801, Isfahan 17,060, Khorasan Razavi 16,590, Khuzestan 15,804, Mazandaran 11,025, Lorestan 10,998, East Azerbaijan 10,718, West Azerbaijan 9,818, Gilan 9,151, Qom 9,055, Fars 7,857, Alborz 6,668, Golestan 6,655, Sistan and Baluchestan 5,946, Hamedan 5,883, Kerman 5,874, Central Province 5,433, Semnan 4,620, Kurdistan 4,557, Ardabil 3,257, Hormozgan 3,010, Qazvin 2,994, Zanjan 2,870, Ilam 2,696, and Bushehr 2,674.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
April 22, 2021

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