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Iran: The Staggering Number of Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 319,700


NCRI logoThe National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT) Scientific committee: None of our vaccines is approved by the World Health Organization (WHO). Only the “Iran Barakat” vaccine is registered with the WHO but has not received approval. (The state-run media, Shafaghna, June 29, 2021)

  • Alireza Zali, head of NCCT in Tehran: In the coming weeks, we should take the threat of Tehran becoming red seriously. We have had the highest COVID-19 deaths in the north and southwest of Tehran. (State-run media outlet, June 29, 2021)
  • Zahedan University of Medical Sciences: The number of COVID-19 patients in Sistan and Baluchestan Province has increased explosively in the past two weeks. (State media, Salamat News, June 29, 2021)
  • The fifth COVID-19 outbreak has begun in Fars Province, and according to Shiraz Medical University’s report, the Province is on the verge of entering a critical situation.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 547 cities had surpassed 319,700. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 74,836, Isfahan 21,565, Khuzestan 20,226, Khorasan Razavi 19,440, East Azerbaijan 13,028, Lorestan 12,565, Fars 10,732, Sistan and Baluchestan 7,686, Golestan 7,590, Kerman 7,308, Kermanshah 6,178, Kurdistan 5,442, Semnan 5,320, Yazd 5,317, Hormozgan 4,685, North Khorasan 4,523, South Khorasan 2,946, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 2,494.

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

June 29, 2021