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Iran coronavirus update: Over 421,600 deaths, Covid dubbed “fire under the ashes”

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has taken the lives of over 421,600 people throughout Iran, according to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK
The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has taken the lives of over 421,600 people throughout Iran, according to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK

Reporting by PMOI/MEK

Iran, September 13, 2021—Over 421,600 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, September 13. The official death toll declared by the regime stands at 114,759 around a fourth of the actual figure.

The coronavirus death toll in various provinces include: 99,066 in Tehran, 33,525 in Razavi Khorasan, 27,830 in Isfahan, 25,851 in Khuzestan, 16,080 in Mazandaran, 15,129 in Fars, 15,043 in East Azerbaijan, 14,863 in West Azerbaijan, 14,650 in Gilan, 14,345 in Lorestan, 12,338, 11,635 in Qom, 11,047 in Kerman, 9750 in Golestan, 8038 in Hamedan, 7339 in Kermanshah, 6622 in Kurdistan, 5469 in North Khorasan, 5315 in Ardabil, 4634 in Qazvin, and 3079 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 Monday as 448 deaths and 22,541 new cases. Furthermore, 7206 patients are in ICUs and 3163 of the new cases have been hospitalized.

Infographic-PMOI/MEK reports over 421,600 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran

Infographic-PMOI/MEK reports over 421,600 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran

 

“Having more than 3000 new coronavirus cases per day indicates that Covid-19 is like fire under the ashes,” said the deputy dean of Gilan Medical Sciences University on Monday, according to the semi-official ISNA news agency.

“Coronavirus continues to spread at a high rate in Lorestan province. Our cities are registered as red zones and the death toll is in double figures. We are nearing the fall season and a new wave starting in our province is possible. The number of coronavirus cases across the province is extremely high,” said the deputy dean of Lorestan Medical Sciences University on Monday, according to the Mehr news agency, an outlet linked to the regime's Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS).

 

 

“Following an increase in the number of people hospitalized during the past few weeks, we are currently witnessing an escalation in the number of coronavirus deaths. During the past 24 hours 18 more people have lost their lives to coronavirus. We have more than 1484 coronavirus patients hospitalized, of which 227 are in ICUs and 59 are in dire conditions. Furthermore, during the past 24 hours 605 people have been temporarily hospitalized and received Remdesivir medication,” according to a statement released Monday by the Kermanshah Medical Sciences University.

“Nineteen months into the coronavirus pandemic our medical staff and cemetery personnel are exhausted. Seven people are involved in preparing corpses for funerals. Considering the increasing number of deaths, they cannot provide adequate services in time. Due to the escalating number of Covid-19 deaths our colleagues are still burying people late into afternoon hours. Their capabilities have fatigued drastically,” said the Director General of Cemeteries in Kerman province on Monday, according to the state-run IMNA news agency.

 

 

“During the past 24 hours we are witnessing a meaningful increase in the number of new coronavirus cases and deaths across Mazandaran province. This has raised our concerns,” said the dean of Mazandaran Medical Sciences University on Monday, according to the Fars news agency, an outlet linked to the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC).

“We have 3579 people hospitalized, of which 487 are in ICUs. During the past 24 hours 57 patient have lost their lives,” according to the statement released on Sunday by the Isfahan and Kashan Medical Sciences universities.

“As we saw the fifth wave begin before the fourth coming to an end, the next wave may begin immediately after the current one,” said the deputy dean of Isfahan Medical Sciences University on Sunday, according to the Fars news agency.

Iran coronavirus outbreak death toll interactive map