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Iran: The Staggering Number Of Covid-19 Fatalities In 541 Cities Exceed 272,000

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• Alireza Zali, head of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT) in Tehran: Tehran is going through tragic and challenging days concerning the Coronavirus crisis. We have bitter days ahead, and the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations has reached 8,300. (Fars news agency, April 30, 2021)

• Pasteur Institute (The oldest research and public health center in Iran): There may be specific COVID-19 mutations in our country that have not been reported in the world yet. (ILNA news agency, April 30, 2021)

• A member of the regime’s Parliamentary Health Commission: The government cannot counter the Coronavirus outbreak using passive policies; the government’s strategy must change. (State-run media, Shafaghna, April 30, 2021)

• Isfahan University of Medical Sciences: 2,298 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized in the Province, 375 of whom are in ICU. Thirty-two Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours. (Mehr news agency, April 30, 2021)

• In Qazvin, in the past 24 hours, 464 COVID-19 patients were identified, 140 hospitalized, and 10 died. (ISNA news agency, April 30, 2021)

• West Azerbaijan University of Medical Sciences: While daily COVID-19 hospitalizations were often in double digits during the past winter, they have been in the three digits since mid-March. (IRNA news agency, April 30, 2021)

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Friday, April 30, 2021, that the Coronavirus death toll in 541 cities had exceeded 272,000. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 62,421, Isfahan 17,810, Khorasan Razavi 17,015, Khuzestan 16,584, Mazandaran 11,355, Lorestan 11,348, East Azerbaijan 11,133, West Azerbaijan 10,178, Gilan 9,481,Qom 9,225, Fars 8,372, Alborz 7,108, Golestan 6,835, Sistan and Baluchestan 6,211, Hamedan 6,148, Kerman 6,119, Central Province 5,688, Kermanshah 5,454, North Khorasan 4,053, Hormozgan 3,155, Qazvin 3,154, Zanjan 2,995, and Ilam 2,796.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
April 30, 2021