Iran coronavirus update: Over 325,700 deaths, only 1.3% fully vaccinated

Reporting by PMOI/MEK

Iran, July 9, 2021—Over 325,700 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 Friday afternoon local time, July 9. The official death toll declared by the regime stands at 85,543, around a fourth of the actual figure.

The coronavirus death toll in various provinces include: 76,066 in Tehran, 22,030 in Isfahan, 20,671 in Khuzestan, 19,835 in Razavi Khorasan, 12,690 in Mazandaran, 10,987 in Fars, 8931 in Sistan & Baluchistan, 7675 in Golestan, 7603 in Kerman, 5517 in Kurdistan, 5447 in Yazd, 5040 in Hormozgan, 3729 in Qazvin, 3594 in Bushehr, 3421 in Ilam, 3011 in South Khorasan, and 2670 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 Friday as 146 deaths and 16,596 new cases, according to the regime’s official IRNA news agency. Furthermore, 3506 patients are in ICUs and 1759 of the new cases have been hospitalized.

Infographic-PMOI/MEK reports over 325,700 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran

Infographic-PMOI/MEK reports over 325,700 coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Iran

“Based on the latest statistics we have 143 red zone cities, 186 orange and 119 yellow zones. There are no blue zone cities,” according to a statement on Friday by the Health Ministry.

“In March 2020, with quick instructions issued by the Supreme Leader to allocate one billion euros to the health apparatus. A large portion of this credit has yet to be provided,” said Health Minister Saied Namaki on Thursday, according to the state-run Aftab News website, after 15 months.

“To this day only 1.2 percent of the population has received two doses of the vaccine, whereas the global average is 17.2 percent. The elderly and those ill are waiting in lines and in poor hygiene conditions, leaving them even more vulnerable,” said Mostafa Moein, a former minister of sciences on Friday, according to the state-run Jamaran website.

An ICU specialist made the following remarks to Namaki: You placed the entire Iranian population and the all the physicians in “disgrace and you must be prosecuted. You knew nothing about Covid-19 and do not know anything now, either. There is no other health minister in the world that, like Namaki, has not taken the time to ask the ICU personnel what is the reason behind so many coronavirus deaths,” according to a Thursday piece in the Khabar Fouri website.

“5600 coronavirus patients are hospitalized in [Tehran] province, with nearly 2000 of them in ICUs. Yesterday we had a meeting with heads of various hospitals and placed them all on high alert,” said Alireza Zali, head of the Tehran Covid-19 Task Force on Thursday, according to the semi-official ISNA news agency.

“[Sistan & Baluchistan] province is in critical conditions. Ten to twelve percent of the country’s reported deaths due to coronavirus are in Sistan & Baluchistan province. We have 1600 new cases each day,” said the deputy dean of Azad Medical Sciences University on Thursday, according to the state-run ISCA news outlet.

In Yazd province the spokesperson of the local Medical Sciences University said the number of new case are rising, adding 760 people are hospitalized, of which 122 are in ICUs. During the past 24 hours we have hospitalized 175 coronavirus patients,” this official said on Thursday, according to the regime’s official IRIB news agency.

With 202 new patients hospitalized for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the total number of coronavirus patients in Mazandaran province hospitalized stands at 1027, with 167 in ICUs, according to a Thursday report wired by the regime’s official IRIB news agency.

Iran coronavirus outbreak death toll interactive map

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