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Iran: COVID-19 Fatalities Surpasses 318,500

NCRI logoThe regime’s Health Ministry: Last week, Ilam, Kerman, Hormozgan, Bushehr, and Yazd had the highest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations; and Bushehr, Sistan and Baluchestan, and Hormozgan had the highest number of COVID-19 deaths. (IRNA news agency, June 27, 2021)

  • Alireza Naji, member of the Scientific Committee of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): When we have more than 10,000 COVID-19 patients daily, the mortality rate is over 100, the fourth outbreak is being repeated this time with the Delta Variant. (Javan media outlet, June 27, 2021)
  • Secretary of the NCCT Scientific Committee: In Tehran, COVID-19 outpatients are increasing at a very slow rate, and by the third week of July, we might face the fifth outbreak. (Javan, June 27, 2021)
  • Governor of Sistan and Baluchestan Province: Hospitals and beds allocated to COVID-19 patients were full, and we had to allot the rest of the wards to COVID-19 patients. (Tasnim news agency, June 27, 2021)
  • Director of Ahar Health Network: The number of COVID-19 patients has been increasing a lot since yesterday, and should this continue, we will enter the fifth outbreak. (State-run daily, Armane-Meli, June 27, 2021.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Sunday, June 27, 2021, that the Coronavirus fatalities in 547 cities had exceeded 318,500. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 74,626, Isfahan 21,490, Khuzestan 20,146, Khorasan Razavi 19,375, East Azerbaijan 12,993, Lorestan 12,540, Fars 10,682, Gilan 10,581, Alborz 9,073, Sistan and Baluchestan 7,601, Kerman 7,253, Hamedan 6,868, Hormozgan 4,620, Bushehr 3,414, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 2,615.

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

June 27, 2021