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Iran: The Staggering Number of Coronavirus Death Toll in 541 Cities Exceeds 279,500

NCRI logoToday, once again, Rouhani blamed the people for the COVID-19 outbreak and said: “The decrease in compliance with the protocols after each outbreak shows that people have not adapted their lives to COVID-19. The previous outbreak was created mainly due to non-compliance with protocols.”

  • Saeed Namaki, regime’s Health Minister: 35 to 38 cases of South African COVID-19 virus have been identified in Hormozgan Province and three cases of Indian variant in Qom. If the South African virus spreads, it will be much harder to manage than the British virus. (State TV, May 5, 2021)
  • Alireza Reisi, the spokesperson for the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): Although we started the vaccination late, we will continue with a good speed beginning the end of July 2021. (ISNA news agency, May 6, 2021)
  • Arak University of Medical Sciences: 26 COVID-19 patients died in Central Province in the past 48 hours (IRNA news agency, May 5, 2021)
  • The NCCT headquarters in West Azerbaijan Province: The number of Coronavirus patients hospitalized in the Province has reached 1,390 during the past 24 hours. (IRNA, May 6, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Thursday, May 6, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 541 cities across Iran had passed 279,500. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 64,501, Isfahan 18,355, Khorasan Razavi 17,315, Khuzestan  17,149, Mazandaran 11,545, East Azerbaijan 11,428, West Azerbaijan 10,403, Gilan  9,671, Qom 9,335, Fars 8,782 , Alborz 7,418, Golestan 6,960, Hamedan 6,308, Kerman 6,288, Central Province 5,833, Kurdistan 4,837, North Khorasan 4,133, Ardabil 3,557, Zanjan 3,080, Ilam 2,881, and South Khorasan 2,741.

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

May 6, 2021