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Iran: The Staggering Number of Coronavirus Victims Exceeds 330,500

The People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (MEK) announced on Friday, that the Coronavirus death toll in 547 cities is more than 330,500.

NCRI logoHead of the Infectious Diseases Department of Mofid Children’s Hospital: At present, the pediatric wards are full of COVID-19 patients, and we are facing a shortage of empty beds.

  • Iranshahr University of Medical Sciences: With a population of 1.3 million covered under these university hospitals, the number of hospital beds dedicated is 0.6 per thousand people. (Tasnim news agency, July 16, 2021)
  • From July 1 to 15, the number of new COVID-19 patients has increased daily by 65.3%, hospitalization by 63.5%, and deaths by 60%. (ISCA news agency, July 16, 2021)
  • Mashhad University of Medical Sciences: “We are moving towards the peak of the fifth COVID-19 outbreak. The number of patients admitted daily has reached 292. (ISCA, July 16, 2021)
  • Alborz University of Medical Sciences: With the increase of COVID-19 hospitalization cases, we suffer from a shortage of hospital beds and should gradually use other wards for COVID-19 patients. (Fars news agency, July 16, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, July 16, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 547 cities is more than 330,500. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 77,086, Isfahan 22,380, Khuzestan 21,016, Khorasan Razavi 20,105, East Azerbaijan 13,263, Lorestan 12,820, West Azerbaijan 12,188, Fars 11,177, Alborz 9,418, Sistan and Baluchestan 8,701, Kerman 7,873, Central Province 6,793, Kermanshah 6,288, Yazd 5,572, Hormozgan 5,305, Bushehr 3,714, Ilam 3,466.

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

July 16, 2021