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Iran: The Coronavirus Death Toll in 535 Cities Exceeds 245,600

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  • While three months ago, Rouhani had said that the payment to COVAX for vaccines had been made and that the central bank had no issues in making the payment in foreign currency, he brazenly lied again and claimed today that “the reason for the delay in importing the vaccines was the sanctions which prevented the payment to COVAX.”
  • Regime’s Health Ministry: The COVID-19 status in 257 cities, including all provincial and metropolitan centers, are red, 129 cities are orange, 51 yellow, and 11 blue. In the coming days, we will see an increase in deaths. (IRNA news agency, April 7, 2021)
  • Iraj Harirchi, regime’s Deputy Health Minister: Now 85% of our cities are in red and orange COVID-19 state. It is predicted that the death toll will reach 600 daily. (State TV, April 7, 2021)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the national Coronavirus Combat Taskforces (NCCT): ICUs and hospitals will be full of COVID-19 patients, and deaths will rise for at least the next two months. (Mehr news agency, April 7, 2021)
  • Isfahan Health Center: The COVID-19 death rate has tripled compared to previous months, and the number of infected has increased nearly five-fold. (IRNA, April 7, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 535 cities across Iran had exceeded 245,600. The number of victims in Tehran reached 56,421, Isfahan 16,030, Khorasan Razavi 15,845, Khuzestan 14,624, Mazandaran 10,480, East Azerbaijan 9,868, West Azerbaijan 9,221, Fars 7,217, Golestan 6,325, Alborz 6,108, Kerman 5,424, Central Province 5,108, Semnan 4,320, Kurdistan 4,247, North Khorasan 3,703, Ardabil 3,047, Zanjan 2,665, Bushehr 2,489, South Khorasan 2,391, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 1,980, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 1,894.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
April 7, 2021