COVID-19 Update By MEK Iran: More than 60,700 Deaths
The number of people who have lost their lives to COVID 19 so far in Iran is now more than 60,700 across 339 cities and 31 provinces, according to data put together by the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK Iran). However, the official death toll announced by the regime is only 9,863.
— People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) (@Mojahedineng) June 24, 2020
The data for some of the provinces is:
- 545 in Zanjan,
- 545 in Bushehr,
- 480 in Hormozgan,
- 4,555 in Khuzestan,
- 395 in Ilam,
- 3,435 in Khorasan Razavi,
- 3,125 in Isfahan,
- 3,070 in Gilan,
- 1,930 in Alborz,
- 1,595 in West Azerbaijan,
- 1,480 in Kermanshah,
- 1,490 in Golestan,
- 1,165 in Fars.
The Health Ministry said the death toll over the last 24 hours was 121. This is a marked increase from previous days and shows there is an upward trend. Along with this is the lack of medical equipment available to treat the victims.
In Tehran, in Baghiatollah Hospital between May 21 and June 20, every day at least 290 people were seeking treatment for the virus. At the moment, 150 patients are in serious condition. To make matters worse, 200 hospital workers have caught COVID-19 and three have so far died, one of whom was a nurse.
There is evidence to indicate that in Tehran’s hospitals there are 71 patients in ICU as reported by the regime’s official IRNA news agency.
Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 339 Cities Exceeds 60,700
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, that the #Coronavirus death toll in 339 cities across #Iran had exceeded 60,700. #COVID19 https://t.co/HCxQEIFyPV
— NCRI-FAC (@iran_policy) June 24, 2020
Round up of provinces and COVID-19
- In Khuzestan province, 30 new cases of the virus are occurring every day and some people are dying with no immediate cause of death diagnosed.
- In the city of Shushtar, most parts of Sherafat and Khatam al-Anbia have been set aside for COVID-19 patients and there are up to 85 patients put into hospital every day. Many hospital staff members have been struck down by the virus.
- In Babol, Mazandaran province, four hospitals are treating COVID-19 patients which are Rouhani, Beheshti, Yahyanejad, and Amirkala. Normally there are around 200 deaths in these hospitals, but this year it has already reached 500 marks.
- In Golestan province, the dean of the medical sciences university said the hospitals were full and medical facilities were stretched.
- In Fars province, the dean of the medical sciences university said hospital beds are full. In the special care units, there are 30 COVID-19-positive patients.
- In Fasi, the dean of the med-coronavirus saw 69 positive COVID-19 tests and he said there is no room for special care,
- The dean of the medical sciences university in Jahrom said there has been a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases and about 50 percent of people who come for tests are positive while earlier only 13% were testing positive.
- An MP from Bandar Abbas in Hormozgan province said has suggested a complete quarantine in the town should be imposed.
- The president of Borujerd hospital in Lorestan said 40 medical staff in the hospital now had COVID-19 and apart from the shortage of medical staff there was a shortage of much needed medical equipment as well.
- In Ardebil province, according to the deputy governor, 17 percent of the residents in Ardebil province have contracted COVID-19 with more cases expected shortly.
- The Mehr News Agency has just reported that the dean of Kurdistan Medical Sciences University said that “there had just been 255 new COVID-19 cases in the entire province.”
- In Markazi province, the dean of the medical sciences university said the province was getting hundreds of new cases every day.
So far, there is no indication that the regime is succeeding in its fight against COVID-19 and the regime hasn’t helped at all with support and advice to the victims of the pandemic.
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi is the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran’s (NCRI)Instead of helping the people of Iran, and shutting down non-essential businesses temporarily, the mullahs sent workers and toilers to work, and yet they claim that the people observed less than 9 percent of all the hygiene protocols.