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Iran: COVID-19 Fatalities Surpass 503,800

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  • Tehran Medical Organization: The COVID-19 infection will be so high that the number of hospitalizations and deaths will rise to the same peaks during the previous outbreaks. (State-run media, Shafaghna, February 8, 2022)
  • Baharlou Hospital, Tehran: We face a shortage of staff in most wards. The number of staff contracting the new Omicron variant is rising exponentially. (ISNA news agency, February 7, 2022)
  • Mashhad Medical University: The COVID-19 daily admissions reach 400. Currently, 1,010 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, and 212 are in ICU. (State Radio and Television, February 8, 2022)
  • Arak Medical University: The Central Province is facing a shortage of children’s ICU beds, as all are occupied. (ISNA, February 8, 2022)
  • Ahvaz Abuzar Hospital: It is beyond the capacity of the medical staff to treat this volume of COVID-19 patients. In the next 1 or 2 weeks, patients will double. (ILNA news agency, February 8, 2022)
  • Kermanshah Medical University: With the continuation of this situation, we will reach 1,000 COVID-19 patients in the next 10 days, which is very dangerous. (Fars news agency, February 8, 2022)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, that the COVID-19 death toll in 547 cities has surpassed 503,800. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 117,655, Khorasan Razavi 40,505, Isfahan 34,960, Khuzestan 30,365, Fars 19,150, West Azerbaijan 18,993, Mazandaran 18,250, Gilan 17,420, Alborz 14,668, Sistan and Baluchestan 13,885, Kerman 13,592, Kermanshah 9,424, Central Province 9,208, Hormozgan 8,375, Yazd 8,368, Semnan 6,640, North Khorasan 6,483, Ardabil 6,435, Qazvin 5,944, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad 3,829.

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

February 8, 2022