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Iran coronavirus update: Over 101,800 deaths, nearly 25,000 in Tehran alone

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has taken the lives of over 101,800 people throughout Iran, according to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK
The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has taken the lives of over 101,800 people throughout Iran, according to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK

Reporting by PMOI/MEK

Iran, September 11, 2020—Over 101,800 people have died of the novel coronavirus in 427 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, September 11. The official death count declared by the regime stands at 22,913, around a fifth of the actual figure.

The coronavirus death toll in various provinces include: 24,695 in Tehran, 7327 in Razavi Khorasan, 6717 in Khuzestan, 4967 in Mazandaran, 4694 in Isfahan, 4655 in Qom, 4512 in Lorestan, 4212 in Gilan, 3113 in Sistan & Baluchsitan, 2709 in West Azerbaijan, 1366 in Hormozgan, 1284 in Yazd, 1278 in Bushehr, 899 in Qazvin, and 862 in Ilam. This is in addition to reports obtained from other provinces.

Over 101,800 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran

Over 101,800 dead of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iran

 

“During the past 24 hours 535 people with suspicious have sought medical care in provincial medical centers and eight Covid-19 patients have lost their lives. The total number of fatalities from this illness in this provinces has reached 1,003,” said the caretaker of Alborz Medical Sciences University on Friday, according to the Mehr news agency, an outlet affiliated to the regime’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS).

“On Thursday, we had 280 confirmed Covid-19 positive cases. Around 40 to 50 percent of all the tests have been positive,” said the dean of Tabriz Medical Sciences University on Thursday. “He also said 145 people were hospitalized on Thursday. “105 people are under ventilators. Unfortunately, seven people lost their lives to Covid-19 on Wednesday and another 12 died on Thursday across this province,” he added, according to the semi-official ISNA news agency.

 

 

“Since yesterday 162 new patients with Covid-like symptoms have been hospitalized in various Isfahan medical centers,” said the spokesperson of the Isfahan Medical Sciences University on Friday. The number of coronavirus patients under ICU in Isfahan stands at 179, he added, according to the Mehr news agency. “Since yesterday 11 people with Covid-like symptoms lost their lives,” he added.

In Lorestan province, deputy dean of the local Medical Sciences University said more Covid-19 patients have been hospitalized across the province. “Currently we have five cities that are in ‘red’ conditions regarding this virus. The number of people seeking medical care in hospitals have increased by 30 percent and those hospitalized have increased by 35 percent. The number of deaths have also increased,” he explained on Friday, according to the Javan daily, an outlet linked to the regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC).

 “The cluster increase of Covid-19 among families of Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari province remains on the rise,” said the head of the Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari Medical Sciences University on Thursday. “The coronavirus threat remains very serious and the spread of this virus has not stopped,” he added, according to Javan daily.

Iran coronavirus outbreak death toll interactive map