MEK Iran: Coronavirus Update
According to the Iranian opposition group The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), and the People’s Mujahedin of Iran (PMOI / MEK Iran), 428,100 people had died in Iran as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak as of September 17.
The number of victims across Iran
The number of victims in Tehran has reached 100,566, Khorasan Razavi 34,525, Khuzestan 26,241, Isfahan 28,330, Mazandaran 16,240, Fars 15,359, East Azerbaijan 15,208, West Azerbaijan 15,113, Gilan 14,895,Alborz 12,533, Sistan and Baluchestan 12,285, Qom 11,780, Kerman 11,267, Hamedan 8,108, Kermanshah 7,504, Hormozgan 7,335, Kurdistan 6,707, Semnan 5,985, North Khorasan 5,549, Ardabil 5,405, Qazvin 4,709, Zanjan 4,175, and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 3,255.
One death and 37 hospitalizations every three minutes indicate that the COVID-19 situation is still fragile. (Tasnim news agency, September 17, 2021)
The sixth outbreak
“There is a long way to go to return to the COVID-19 status that we were in January 2021; also, we should not ignore the sixth outbreak, which may begin in November.” (State-run media, Salamat news, September 17, 2021)
Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “The number of COVID-19 patients and hospitalizations increases every moment, and the hospitals are full,”. (Tasnim, September 17, 2021)
Qazvin University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “Compared to yesterday, the number of COVID-19 infections, those in ICU, and the death toll have increased by 33%, 8%, and 40%, respectively,”. (Tasnim, September 17, 2021)
West Azerbaijan University
West Azerbaijan University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “The (high number of) Coronavirus death toll continues in the Province, and 27 people died in the past 24 hours,”. (Mehr news agency, September 17, 2021)
Isfahan and Kashan University
Isfahan and Kashan University of Medical Sciences: “We have 3363 coronavirus patients hospitalized, of which 532 are in ICUs. During the past 24 hours 50 patients have lost their lives,” according to a statement released on Friday.
Semnan University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “The increasing number of new cases is concerning and the daily numbers of confirmed positive cases have reached more than 200 per day,” according to a statement released on Friday.
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran’s (NCRI): From the beginning, the Iranian resistance had stated that Khamenei is pursuing the policy of mass casualties in a bid to confront the uprisings that would lead to the regime’s downfall. Khamenei’s criminal order to ban the purchase of vaccines was issued in that context.
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