MEK Iran: Coronavirus Update
The number of victims across Iran
The number of victims in Tehran has reached 90,896, Khorasan Razavi 27,585, Isfahan 25,580, Khuzestan 23,856, Mazandaran 15,030, East Azerbaijan 14,033, Fars 13,712, West Azerbaijan 13,588, Gilan 13,185, Sistan and Baluchestan 11,555, Alborz 11,283, Kerman 10,008, Golestan 9,270, Hamedan 7,618, Central Province 7,474, Hormozgan 6,705, Yazd 6,698, North Khorasan 5,109, Ardabil 4,775, Bushehr 4,444, Qazvin 4,279, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 2,884.
The highest number of COVID-19 patients
Governor of Khuzestan: All our efforts to contain COVID-19 are useless. Sixty people die every day, and 3,000 are affected. It is a great disaster. (ISNA news agency, August 26, 2021)
Head of Lorestan Health Network: According to official statistics, the city of Selseleh has the highest number of COVID-19 patients in Lorestan. (IRNA news agency, August 26, 2021)
Tehran University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “The number of people who have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine is less than 4% of the population. One hundred countries have a better situation than us,”. (State-run media, Javan, August 26, 2021)
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “Each day 40 patients are added to the ICUs. Next week we will be facing a shortage in ICU beds,”. “To this day 20 patients have contracted the black fungus disease in Mashhad’s Imam Reza and Qaem hospitals,” this official added.
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “The Province’s hospitals are full and using field hospitals is on the agenda,”. (State-run media outlet, August 26, 2021)
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “With 32 patients losing their lives to coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the number of coronavirus deaths in Fars province is close to the 6000 marks. Currently, we have 4987 patients hospitalized, of which 414 are in ICUs due to their poor conditions,”.
Mazandaran and Babol University
Mazandaran and Babol University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “Currently we have 2819 coronavirus patients hospitalized across [Mazandaran] province, of which 400 are in ICUs,”.
Bushehr University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “The COVID-19 death toll has increased by 2.5-fold. The death toll has risen from 130 in July to 344 in August,”. (ISNA, August 26, 2021)
Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “Each day we are witnessing new coronavirus records that are quite bitter. The number of daily coronavirus deaths in Kermanshah is in double figures and we currently have 1439 patients hospitalized. This is unprecedented in the past 19 months,”.
Maryam Rajavi message
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), “The countless number of people killed by the coronavirus in Iran, leaving thousands of our compatriots grieving every day, are heart-wrenching for any freedom-loving and conscientious human being.”
Khamenei fears the eruption of more uprisings. To close ranks against popular protests, he opened the path for spreading the coronavirus in Iran and installed Ebrahim Raisi, the henchman of the 1988Massacre, as president.
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