MEK Iran: Coronavirus Update
The number of victims across Iran
The death toll in Tehran has reached 100,866, Khorasan Razavi 34,725, Isfahan 28,450, Khuzestan 26,316, Mazandaran 16,285, Fars 15,414, East Azerbaijan 15,253, West Azerbaijan 15,178, Gilan 14,945, Lorestan 14,510, Alborz 12,573, Qom 11,825, Kerman 11,307, Golestan 9,835, Central Province 7,898, Kermanshah 7,539, Yazd 7,193, Ardabil 5,430, Bushehr 4,854, and South Khorasan 3,786.
Delays in COVID-19 vaccination
Chairman of the Supreme Council of National Medical Organization: Delays in COVID-19 vaccination have caused us to become a negative role model in the world. (State-run daily, Arman, September 18, 2021)
Iran has had one of the highest COVID-19 infection rates
Member of the Scientific Committee of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): Iran has had one of the highest COVID-19 infection rates in the world in the past two or three months. We have COVID-19 mutations that may be worse than Delta and Lambda variants. (ILNA news agency, September 18, 2021)
Masih Daneshvari Hospital: We still have many COVID-19 patients in ICU, and mortality will not decrease until this is reduced. (ISNA news agency, September 18, 2021)
Qom University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “750 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, 208 in ICU. In the past 24 hours, 15 people have died,”. (IMNA news agency, September 18, 2021)
West Azerbaijan University
West Azerbaijan University of Medical Sciences spokesperson said: “325 COVID-19 patients are in ICU, and 77 are connected to ventilators. Twenty-seven people have died in the past 24 hours,”. (Tasnim news agency, September 18, 2021)
Isfahan and Kashan University
Isfahan and Kashan University of Medical Sciences: “We have 3438 coronavirus patients hospitalized, of which 504 are in ICUs, and in the past 24 hours we have lost 41 patients,” according to a statement released Saturday.
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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