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Iran: COVID-19 Takes 223,600 Lives in 497 Cities

Regime’s daily and state-controlled statistics: the highest death toll and infections in the past 57 and 81 days, respectively

  • The actual COVID-19 death toll is 2.5 times the official figure. The official figure is 60,000, but the actual death toll is 150,000. (Etemad daily, March 1, 2021)
  • Regime’s Health Ministry: We must assume that the British COVID-19 is spread everywhere and more aggressive than the previous types. (State TV, March 1, 2021)
  • Alireza Zali, head of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT) in Tehran: The COVID-19 infection wave is on the rise, and Tehran faces ups and downs in terms of epidemic spread. (ISNA news agency, March 1, 2021)
  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences: Last night in one of the hospitals, we had to move many patients because of a crisis of increasing hospitalization. (ISNA, March 1, 2021)
  • Gilan University of Medical Sciences: We see clusters of COVID-19 disease and extensive virus transmission in Rudsar and Rudbar regions (north Iran, Gilan Province). (IRNA news agency, March 1, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on March 1, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 497 cities across Iran had exceeded 223,600. The death toll in the provinces are as follows: Tehran 52,966, Khorasan Razavi 14,800, Isfahan 14,420, Khuzestan 11,750, Mazandaran 9,457, Lorestan 9,288, East Azerbaijan 8,483, Qom 8,380, West Azerbaijan 8,368, Golestan 5,815, Khorasan North 3,428, Zanjan 2,440, Hormozgan 2,425, and Bushehr 2,259.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
March 1, 2021