MEK Iran: Coronavirus Update
The number of victims across Iran
The number of victims in Tehran has reached 69,816, Isfahan 19,885, Khorasan Razavi 18,195, Khuzestan 18,634, East Azerbaijan 12,248, Lorestan 12,050, Mazandaran 12,030, West Azerbaijan 11,213, Fars 9,887, Golestan 7,265, Sistan and Baluchestan 6,856, Kerman 6,693, Hamedan 6,623, Central Province 6,223, Ardabil 3,750, Hormozgan 3,580, Ilam 3,146, Bushehr 3,109, Qazvin 3,444, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 2,339.
In the past four days, the number of identified COVID-19 cases and hospitalization has increased by 48%, and 45%, respectively. While the fourth outbreak is still not over, we would likely be involved in the next outbreak creating a much more intense crisis. (Tasnim, May 26, 2021)
The mullah regime’s officials
The mullah regime’s Health Minister Saeed Namaki said: Given the spread of Indian and South African COVID-19 variants, we are worried about the next dangerous outbreak. 30% of hospitalizations will go to the ICU. (Tasnim news agency, May 26, 2021)
Tehran City Council spokesperson said: Since the beginning of last week, the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations has increased significantly; the situation in Tehran is not favorable and should still be considered red. It is not far from the expectation that we will enter the fifth outbreak. (Mehr news agency, May 26, 2021)
The Scientific Committee for the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT) spokesperson said: In the production of vaccines, the chain must be fully protected, and in case of any interruptions due to power outages, the entire production chain must be restarted from the beginning, and millions of dollars may be lost in damage. (ISNA news agency, May 26, 2021)
West Azerbaijan University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “During the past 24 hours yet again, we have registered more than 500 new cases and the number of people hospitalized for coronavirus in the cities of Urmia and Khoy has increased once more,”. (Tasnim, May 26, 2021)
Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “Currently we have 400 to 500 new positive cases per day. Three days ago, we had a new record of 700 new cases, meaning there are even more that have not been identified. Of the eight cities registered as red zones across the country five are in Hormozgan province and three are in our neighboring provinces. In Hormozgan and Sistan & Baluchistan provinces, there is a new rise in coronavirus numbers. Similar conditions are seen in Bushehr province,”. (ISNA news agency, May 26, 2021)
Maryam Rajavi message
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI): The astounding and horrific COVID19 fatalities are the result of the criminal and plundering policies of the regime in Iran; Khamenei and Rouhani bear direct responsibility. By banning the import of the vaccine, they are creating a bigger disaster.
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