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Iran coronavirus update: Over 335,100 deaths, stats rising across the board in many cities

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has taken the lives of over 335,100 people throughout Iran, according to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK
The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has taken the lives of over 335,100 people throughout Iran, according to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK

Reporting by PMOI/MEK

Iran, July 22, 2021—Over 335,100 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 Thursday afternoon local time, July 22. The official death toll declared by the regime stands at 87,837, around a fourth of the actual figure.

The coronavirus death toll in various provinces include: 78,136 in Tehran, 22,705 in Isfahan, 21,321 in Khuzestan, 20,345 in Razavi Khorasan, 13,358 in East Azerbaijan, 12,323 in West Azerbaijan, 11,337 in Fars, 9593 in Alborz, 9116 in Sistan & Baluchistan, 8103 in Kerman, 6333 in Kermanshah, 5727 in Yazd, 5597 in Kurdistan, 5515 in Hormozgan, 4669 in North Khorasan, and 2584 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 Thursday as 226 deaths and 20,313 new cases. Furthermore, 4628 patients are in ICUs and 2287 of the new cases have been hospitalized.

Infographic-PMOI/MEK reports over 335,100 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran

Infographic-PMOI/MEK reports over 335,100 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran

 

“In the fifth coronavirus peak conditions across the country have become quite urgent and we need to be seeking to expand the number of clinics providing Remdesivir,” said the deputy dean of Tehran Medical Sciences University on Thursday, according to the Mehr news agency, an outlet linked to the regime's Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS).

“All the indexes have risen 100 percent in comparison to last week. 2740 patients have been identified this week, indicating a 100 percent increase. The number of our red zones have increased from 12 to 21,” said the director of Qom Health Center on Thursday, according to the regime's official IRNA news agency.

The spokesperson of Hormozgan Medical Sciences University said on Thursday that in the past 24 hours 229 new coronavirus patients have been hospitalized, with the total standing at 929 in this province. This indicates a 78 percent increase in comparison to the start of this week, according to the Mehr news agency.

 

 

“During the past 24 hours 288 people have been hospitalized for contracting Covid-19 while during this period only 117 patients were released from medical centers,” said the spokesperson of Isfahan Medical Sciences University on Thursday, according to the state-run IMNA news agency.

“The fifth coronavirus wave in Mashhad and Razavi Khorasan is spreading fast and next week we will witness this peak expanding. The number of people hospitalized has reached 1300 and all hospitals under the umbrella of Mashhad Medical Sciences University are on high alert. Orders have been issued to cancel unnecessary operations and all the public and private hospitals’ capacities to be allocated to coronavirus,” according to a statement released by Mashhad Medical Sciences University on Thursday.

 

 

“The rising number of people being hospitalized is concerning. 897 patients are hospitalized, of which 130 are in ICUs,” said the deputy dean of Yazd Medical Sciences University on Thursday, according to the Mehr news agency.

“The number of coronavirus patients hospitalized in comparison to previous weeks has multiplied. Around 700 patients are hospitalized indicating harsh conditions in the coming days,” said the deputy dean of Gilan Medical Sciences University on Thursday, according to the Mehr news agency.

Iran coronavirus outbreak death toll interactive map