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Latest News in Brief – March 3, 2020

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March 3, 2020: Latest News
March 3, 2020: Latest News

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UPDATE: 10:35 PM CET

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Reaches 1,200

Khamenei shamelessly claims Corona outbreak not a big deal, claims his regime has been transparent in informing the public since day one!


Iran, Qom, Kamkar hospital, the place of COVID-19 patients

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI /MEK) announced on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, that as of 8:00 pm local time, the death toll nationwide from Coronavirus had exceeded 1,200 lives.

Reports indicate 300 victims in Qom, 215 in Tehran, 70 in Rasht, 12 in Lahijan, 6 in Astaneh, 60 in Mashhad, 43 in Isfahan, 23 in Kashan, 10 in Dastgerd, 54 in Gorgan, 45 in Arak, 45 in Kermanshah, 38 in Shiraz, 39 in Karaj, 23 in Khorramabad, 20 in Qazvin, 10 in Zahedan, 16 in Iranshahr, 12 in Boushehr,  and more than 100 in Mazandaran province have lost their lives.

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UPDATE: 7:45 PM CET

Breaking: Over 1,200 people have died of the Coronavirus in Iran, according to Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK sources.

This includes: Qom: 300  Tehran: 215  Mazandaran Province: +100  Rasht: 70  Mashhad: 60  Gorgan: 54  Arak: 45  Kermanshah: 45  Isfahan: 43  Karaj: 39  Shiraz: 38  Kashan: 23

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UPDATE: 6:30 PM CET

Khamenei dismisses Coronavirus as not that big a deal, even calls it a blessing!

While more than 1,000 people have died to the coronavirus in Iran, and while in shocking revelation, the Iranian regime’s Deputy Health Minister Ghasem Janbabaei acknowledged in an interview with state TV that over 12,000 people have been hospitalized after being diagnosed with the coronavirus and this is only 20 percent of the individuals who have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, the regime’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei dismisses Coronavirus as “not that big a deal”, even calls it a “blessing”.

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UPDATE: 5:50 PM CET

In a shocking confession, Masoud Pezeshkian, regime’s deputy speaker of the parliament, declared that the government’s statistics of the people diagnosed with the Coronavirus in Iran are “Not the actual numbers.”

Pezeshkian, who served as the Minister of Health of the regime’s former president Mohammad Khatami, in an interview with the state-run Ensaf-News news agency on Tuesday said: The statistics [of those diagnosed with the COVID-19] announced by the Ministry of Health are not the statistics of all of those diagnosed with this virus.”

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UPDATE: 5:00 PM CET

Number of coronavirus victims in Iran are 20-fold higher than official numbers

Many reports from various prisons across the country indicate the coronavirus spreading to the Greater Tehran Prison in the Iranian capital, and the prisons of Gohardasht, Ghezel Hesar, Markazi (Central), Karaj, Urmia, Sheyban in Ahvaz and Kashan.

Amir Hossein Moradi

Amir Hossein Moradi

Political prisoner Amir Hossein Moradi, arrested during the November 2019 uprising and recently sentenced to death, is among the inmates now infected with the coronavirus. Two political prisoners in Sheyban prison of Ahvaz are diagnosed with the coronavirus and have been transferred to the facility’s quarantine section. There are no new reports of their conditions or whereabouts.

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UPDATE: 3:00 PM CET

Some Reports of Corona Outbreak  in Iran – Source: PMOI/MEK

Video: We are coronavirus COVID-19 epicenter: Head of Iran’s Golestan Medical Sciences University

Bushehr, southern Iran:
Footage shows boxes of masks being exported to fund the mullahs’ regime. All the while, millions of Iranians across the country are desperately searching for medical supplies.

Tehran, Iran:
Man explains how the regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) is labeling air fresheners as anti-bacterial sprays.

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UPDATE: 2:30 PM CET

MEK Reveals Coronavirus Death Toll in Iran

International media outlets cover MEK’s announcements on death toll of Coronavirus outbreak in Iran
International media outlets cover MEK’s announcements on death toll of Coronavirus outbreak in Iran

While the Iranian regime continues to cover-up the extent and actual casualties of the Coronavirus outbreak, international media outlets have published the actual number announced by the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI, Mujahedin-e Khalq or MEK).

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CET

The Washington Times: Iran Islamic regime hiding exploding coronavirus count: resistance group

Iran is suffering coronavirus deaths at 20 times the official number put out by the hardline Islamic state, according to a major resistance group.. But the People’s Mujahideen of Iran (MEK) said on Monday that the death toll in Iran exceeds 1,000.

The Washington Times report about coronavirus outbreak in Iran

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UPDATE: 9:10 AM CET

Video of dead bodies of victims of the coronavirus in the morgue in Behesht Masoumeh Cemetery in Qom

Iran, March 2, 2020: The video shows the depths of human casualties in Behesht Masoumeh Cemetery.

A video showing many dead bodies and the narrator saying the cause is Corona. Some have white shrouds over the corpses, others have black coverings.

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March 2, 2020 – UPDATE: 11:30 PM CET

Iran: Regime’s repressive measures expediting Coronavirus outbreak in prisons, endangering thousands

Mrs. Rajavi urges world community to take immediate action to save the lives of the prisoners

Reports from sources from various prisons around the country indicate that the Coronavirus has spread to, and is raging out of control in, Greater Tehran (Fashafouyeh), Evin, Gohardasht, Ghezel-Hesar, Central Karaj, Urmia, Shiban-Ahvaz and Kashan prisons.

 

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March 2, 2020 – UPDATE: 10 PM CET

MEK Resistance Units, rebellious youth slam Iran’s regime for the coronavirus outbreak

As the death toll caused by the coronavirus outbreak is rising in Iran and we are facing a national disaster, the Iranian regime tries to hide its inaction and secrecy about the number of infected and deaths.

Iranian Resistance Units, a network of MEK activists, and the rebellious youths in various cities of the country chanted “The virus of the Supreme leader is the cause of death of our people”

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Iran news in brief, March 3, 2020

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 1,000
Jailed Protester Contracts COVID-19, Fellow Inmates Also Suspected.
U.N. Nuclear Watchdog Plans Alert on Iranian Regime’s Stonewalling.
 

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Tuesday, March 3, 2020, marks the 110th day since the beginning of the nationwide Iran protests.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) has identified 755 of the more than 1500 protesters killed by the regime so far.

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) has called on the United Nations to urgently send an international fact-finding mission to Iranian prisons to meet with the detainees.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE UPRISING:

Number of uprising cities: 191

Number of martyrs: At least 1500

Number of injured: More than 4,000

Number of detainees: More than 12,000 

Read more: Latest News in Brief- March 2, 2020