In a statement, the Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) quoted the People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) as saying that 492,700 people had died as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak in Iran as of December 27.
The Coronavirus deth toll across Iran
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Monday, December 27, 2021, that the COVID-19 death toll in 547 cities is more than 492,700. In Tehran the number of victims has reached 115,250, Isfahan 34,005, Fars 18,580, West Azerbaijan 18,573, East Azerbaijan 17,033, Alborz 14,408, Qom 13,270, Central Province 8,968, Semnan 6,505, Qazvin 5,759, and Bushehr 5,489.
“We expect Omicron to be very fast“
The Scientific Committee of the NCCT told ISNA today, “We expect Omicron to be very fast. We must intensify our preemptive actions henceforth and not wait for the number of outpatients, hospitalizations, and deaths to rise before we make a decision. In the last five COVID-19 outbreaks, we did not take preemptive actions in the true sense of the word and waited too long, until the number of hospitalizations and deaths increased, before we decided to act.”
Omicron is killing our children in Mashhad
Mashhad Akbar Children’s Hospital: Omicron is killing our children in Mashhad. Most children are infected at schools. (State-run daily, Eghtesad News, December 27, 2021)
The Omicron infection has been identified in five cities
The regime’s Health Ministry: The Omicron infection has been identified in five cities of Tehran, Mashhad, Babol, Isfahan, and Hormozgan. (State TV, December 27, 2021)
Omicron’s speed is very high
The Scientific Committee of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce (NCCT): Omicron’s speed is very high. We should take preemptive measures now. We should not delay deciding until COVID-19 deaths are increased as we did in the past five outbreaks. (ISNA news agency, December 27, 2021)
We had an increase in the three COVID-19 indicators
Hormozgan Medical University: We had an increase in the three COVID-19 indicators of hospitalization, death, and ICU admission last week. (ISNA, December 27, 2021)
“Omicron’s infection speed is faster and more critical“
“Omicron’s infection speed is faster and more critical, because when the Omicron’s emergence was announced long after it had been circulating in the country.” (State-run daily, Hamdeli, December 27, 2021)
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran’s (NCRI): Khamenei and the Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) bear the ultimate responsibility for the destruction of Iran’s lands, soil, environment, for rampant poverty and unemployment, and for the massacre of 500,000 Iranians during the COVID19 pandemic.