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Iran coronavirus update: Over 453,000 deaths, sixth wave expected in early to mid-November

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has taken the lives of over 453,000 people throughout Iran, according to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK
The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has taken the lives of over 453,000 people throughout Iran, according to the Iranian opposition PMOI/MEK

Reporting by PMOI/MEK

Iran, October 10, 2021—Over 453,000 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 Sunday afternoon local time, October 10. The official death toll declared by the regime stands at 122,592 around a fourth of the actual figure.

The coronavirus death toll in various provinces include: 106,086 in Tehran, 37,285 in Razavi Khorasan, 30,620 in Isfahan, 27,775 in Khuzestan, 16,413 in West Azerbaijan, 16,360 in Fars, 15,095 in Lorestan, 13,328 in Alborz, 12,820 in Sistan & Baluchistan, 12,425 in Qom, 12,032 in Kerman, 8473 in Hamedan, 8219 in Kermanshah, 7560 in Hormozgan, 5675 in Ardabil, 3916 in South Khorasan, and 3430 in Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari. 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 Sunday as 222 deaths and 11,256 new cases, of which 1733 were hospitalized. Furthermore, 5304 patients are in ICUs.

Infographic-PMOI/MEK reports over 453,000 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran

Infographic-PMOI/MEK reports over 453,000 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran

 

“A vaccinated individual needs to receive two doses. However, there are many who have yet to receive the second dose. Based on experience and the lessons taught to us by coronavirus, these conditions, and especially in major cities, should be considered unstable and fragile. Currently in Tehran we have 5,000 coronavirus patients hospitalized, of which around 1400 are in ICUs,” said Alireza Zali, head of the Tehran Covid-19 Task Force on Sunday, according to the semi-official ISNA news agency.

“We currently have 860 coronavirus patients hospitalized, of which 188 are in ICUs and 26 of them are in dire conditions. Furthermore, in the past 24 hours 362 individuals were temporarily hospitalized and receive Remdesivir, and 13 coronavirus patients lost their lives,” according to a statement released Sunday by the Kermanshah Medical Sciences University.

“The coronavirus death toll in Kerman has risen again and in the past 24 hours we lost 16 patients suffering from coronavirus, including a newborn,” said the spokesperson of Kerman Medical Sciences University on Sunday, according to the Mehr news agency, an outlet linked to the regime's Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS).

“The fire under the ashes of coronavirus remains active. We have yet to surpass the fifth peak and with the conditions in the cities of [Ardabil] province the beginning of the sixth peak is quite possible,” according to a report wired Sunday by the Tasnim news agency, an outlet linked to the regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) Quds Force.

“During the past 24 hours we have registered 804 new coronavirus cases. We currently have 1629 patients hospitalized, of which 294 are in ICUs and 51 are under ventilators,” said the dean of West Azerbaijan Medical Sciences University on Sunday, adding 18 people lost their lives during the past 24 hours, according to the Tasnim news agency.

 

 

“In the cities of Omidiyeh and Mahshahr the number of coronavirus cases has increased by ten percent. This rise in the number of new cases has taken place in the cities where they have the lowest number of vaccinated locals,” said the dean of Ahvaz Medical Sciences University about Khuzestan province on Saturday, according to the semi-official ISNA news agency. “We currently have 620 coronavirus patients hospitalized, of which 212 are in ICUs. If the province’s vaccination numbers fail to reach a certain preferred level, we will be witnessing a new peak in late October or early to mid-November,” this same official said on Sunday, according to the Tasnim news agency.

“243 new patients have been hospitalized in the past 24 hours and there are currently have 2054 patients hospitalized, of which 211 are in ICUs,” according to a Sunday report wired by the Tasnim news agency regarding Fars province.

Iran coronavirus outbreak death toll interactive map