Iran coronavirus update: Over 521,500 deaths, seventh peak anticipated in April
Over 521,500 people have died of the novel coronavirus in 547 cities checkered across all of Iran’s 31 provinces, according to reports tallied by the Iranian opposition People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) as of Friday afternoon, local time, March 11. The official death toll declared by the regime stands at 138,831, around a fourth of the actual figure.
The coronavirus death toll in various provinces includes 122,655 in Tehran, 41,665 in Razavi Khorasan, 36,340 in Isfahan, 31,380 in Khuzestan, 20,080 in Fars, 19,668 in West Azerbaijan, 18,590 in Mazandaran, 18,078 in East Azerbaijan, 17,875 in Gilan, 16,945 in Lorestan, 15,248 in Alborz, 14,282 in Kerman, 13,885 in Qom, 9683 in Hamedan, 9433 in Markazi (Central), 8625 in Hormozgan, 8593 in Yazd, 6845 in Semnan, 6713 in North Khorasan, 6268 in Qazvin, 5010 in Zanjan, 4968 in Ilam, 4706 in South Khorasan, and 3949 in Kohgiluyeh & Boyer Ahmad. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.
The regime’s Health Ministry announced the mullahs’ engineered Covid-19 numbers from the past 24 hours on Friday as 2219 new cases and 120 deaths. Furthermore, 2921 patients are in ICUs and 543 of the new cases have been hospitalized.
“There is this possibility that we will be facing a seventh peak in April. In regard to the death toll, we have witnessed ups and downs in recent days. However, a general analysis of the stats shows the decreasing trend of the death toll is extremely slow. This shows we don’t have an effective initiative to confront the pandemic when it comes to new cases and those hospitalized, and our measures were not significantly effective,” said Hamid Souri, an epidemiologist on Friday, according to the semi-official ISNA news agency.
“With an increasing number of new cases and, as a result, the number of people hospitalized and deaths are increasing, and the death toll remains high,” according to a statement in West Azerbaijan Medical Sciences University released on Friday.
According to the numbers released by the Isfahan Medical Sciences University, with 107 new coronavirus patients were hospitalized in the past 24 hours, there are currently 634 people hospitalized, of which 124 are in ICUs. Sixteen patients died in the past 24 hours, the statement adds.
“The number of people seeking initial medical care across Hamedan province in the past 24 hours reached 1924. Eight of the province’s ten cities are registered as red zones and the other two are orange,” said the spokesperson of Hamedan Medical Sciences University on Friday, according to the regime’s official IRNA news agency.
“During the past 24 hours 278 coronavirus patients were hospitalized and there are currently 198 people in ICUs,” said the caretaker dean of Jondi Shapour Medical Sciences University of Ahvaz regarding Khuzestan province on Friday, according to the semi-official ISNA news agency.
“There are currently 678 coronavirus patients hospitalized, of which 182 are in ICUs,” according to a statement released by the Mashhad Medical Sciences University regarding Razavi Khorasan province on Friday.