728 x 90

Iran coronavirus update: Over 338,400 deaths, a sixth peak becoming all the more likely

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has taken the lives of over 337,400 people throughout Iran, according to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK
The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has taken the lives of over 337,400 people throughout Iran, according to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK

Reporting by PMOI/MEK

Iran, July 26, 2021—Over 338,400 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 Monday afternoon local time, July 26. The official death toll declared by the regime stands at 89,122‌, around a fourth of the actual figure.

The coronavirus death toll in various provinces include: 78,926 in Tehran, 22,925 in Isfahan, 21,531 in Khuzestan, 20,510 in Razavi Khorasan, 13,105 in Mazandaran, 12,945 in Lorestan, 11,472 in Fars, 19,956 in Gilan, 9773 in Alborz, 9411 in Sistan & Baluchistan, 8263 in Kerman, 7930 in Golestan, 7088 in Hamedan, 6903 in Markazi, 6358 in Kermanshah, 5822 in Yazd, 5630 in Hormozgan, 3854 in Qazvin, and 3824 in Bushehr. 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 Monday as 322 deaths (highest in 75 days) and 31,814 new cases (new record in this pandemic). Furthermore, 4982 patients are in ICUs (highest in 66 days) and 3566 of the new cases have been hospitalized.

Infographic-PMOI/MEK reports over 338,400 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran

Infographic-PMOI/MEK reports over 338,400 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran

 

“In contrast to other countries that are in their second or third peaks, we are in our fifth peak and if management measures continue as they stand, a sixth peak will easily be before us,” said the public relations director of the regime’s Medical Apparatus on Monday, according to the state-run ISKA news agency.

“The six-day shutdown of Tehran and Alborz provinces did not have any impact on confronting the illness. It actually resulted in patients scattering from Tehran to cities in the north,” said a senior health official on Monday, according to the state-run Hamshahri daily.

250 new coronavirus patients were hospitalized in the past 24 hours in Gilan province, according to the deputy dean of the local Medical Sciences University on Monday. “Hospitals are filled with coronavirus patients. 900 such patients are hospitalized across the province, of which 140 are in dire conditions,” this official added, according to the semi-official ISNA news agency.

“The delta variant of coronavirus has made life extremely difficult, and the number of new cases is increasing with each passing day. During the past 24 hours we have hospitalized 667 coronavirus patients. Currently we have 2505 patients hospitalized, of which 337 are in ICUs… Mazandaran province is heading towards an all-out disaster and our hospitals are nearly at their full capacity,” said dean of Babol Medical Sciences University on Monday, according to the semi-official ISNA news agency.

“Currently there are 1200 people hospitalized across the province. Many patients are sleeping on the floors of our hospitals due to the decreasing capacity of our hospitals,” said a member of the regime’s Majlis (MP) during Monday’s session, according to the semi-official ILNA news agency.

“During the past 24 hours 445 new patients have been hospitalized across [Isfahan province] while 272 patients were released. We have 2134 coronavirus patients hospitalized, of which 269 are in ICUs,” said the spokesperson of Isfahan Medical Sciences University on Monday, according to the state-run ISKA news agency.

 

 

“During the past 24 hours we have hospitalized 263 patients. This is extremely concerning and indicates the province’s increasing trend. The death toll is also rising,” said the spokesperson of Hormozgan Medical Sciences University on Monday, according to the regime's official IRNA news agency.

“The number of people seeking initial medical care for Covid-19 symptoms, the number of confirmed cases and those hospitalized are increasing at a fast rate. We have more than 800 patients hospitalized,” said the deputy dean of Tabriz Medical Sciences University on Monday, according to the regime's official IRNA news agency.

“During the past 24 the illness stats have been increasing. People seeking initial medical care for Covid-19 symptoms and those being hospitalized has increased by at least 30 percent,” said the dean of Abadan Medical Sciences University on Monday, according to the semi-official ISNA news agency.

“Stats indicate the coronavirus death toll has tripled. We currently have 852 coronavirus patients hospitalized, of which 135 are in ICUs,” said the deputy dean of Yazd Medical Sciences University on Monday, according to the Mehr news agency, an outlet linked to the regime's Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS).

Iran coronavirus outbreak death toll interactive map