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Iran: COVID-19 Takes the Lives of More Than 502,200


NCRI logoNumber of Patients in Past 24 Hours Tripled Compared To Last Week

  • The regime Health Ministry: The number of Omicron patients is much higher than the officially announced figures and may increase to 100,000 patients daily. (State-run media, Tabnak, February 2, 2022)
  • The regime’s Deputy Health Minister: The number of COVID-19 outpatients in the country has quadrupled. (Tabnak, February 2, 2022)
  • Tehran’s Governor: In recent days, the number of Omicron outpatients and hospitalizations in Tehran Province has increased by 78% and 61%, respectively. (ISNA news agency, February 2, 2022)
  • Given the large population and high density of the working population, Tehran’s COVID-19 status is considered red, yet no restrictions have been put in place. (ISNA, February 2, 2022)
  • Iran Medical University: The number of COVID-19 hospitalization of children in Tehran has increased by 50 to 60%. (State-run daily, Mardom-salary, February 2, 2022)

“While (health) experts are calling for schools to be closed, the deputy director of education said that if a student died with Coronavirus, we would pay 15 million rials in compensation. (State-run daily, Hamdeli, February 2, 2022)

500,000 Iran’s true Covid death count

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, that the COVID-19 death toll in 547 cities has exceeded 502,200. The number of victims in Tehran has reached 117,235, Khorasan Razavi 40,405, Isfahan 34,840, Khuzestan 30,265, Fars 19,050, West Azerbaijan 18,933, Mazandaran 18,210, East Azerbaijan 17,363, Alborz 14,628, Sistan and Baluchestan 13,855, Kerman 13,562, Central Province 9,178, Hormozgan 8,345, Kurdistan 8,267, North Khorasan 6,453, Ardabil 6,405, Qazvin 5,914, and Ilam 4,803.

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

February 2, 2022