According to the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK Iran) on Saturday, June 20th, 2020, the Coronavirus victims in 334 cities in Iran have increased to more than 53,900.
This is the death toll in some provinces:
- 10,920 in Tehran,
- 4,395 in Khuzestan,
- 3,050 in Isfahan,
- 1,925 in Lorestan,
- 1,825 in East Azerbaijan,
- 1,510 in West Azerbaijan,
- 1,435 in Kermanshah,
- 1,130 in Fars.
Currently as well as 120 more deaths last Friday there have been 2,615 in the last few hours with 2,833 in ICU, as reported by the IRNA news agency.
Iran: Coronavirus death toll in 334 cities exceeds 53,900
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on Saturday, June 20, 2020, that the #Coronavirus victims in 334 cities in #Iran have increased to 53,900. #COVID19 https://t.co/KRPjoRT5xA
— NCRI-FAC (@iran_policy) June 20, 2020
COVID-19 round up
At present 15 percent of the country’s COVID-19 patients are from Sistan & Baluchistan province.
In East Azerbaijan province more than 100 people died last Wednesday, so this province remains at code red.
The following cities have the most cases:
- Ahar, Bonab, Mianeh, Haris, Hurand, Shabestar, Hashtroud, and Tabriz.
- 18 members of a family of 20 all tested positive for COVID-19.
- In Razavi Khorasan province, there have been more than 3,000 reported in the last few days with 180 deaths.
- In Quchan, 19 people died of COVID-19 recently.
- In Khuzestan province with a code red status has experienced dramatic increases in cases.
- In the last nine days in Bushehr province, there has been a 90-percent increase in cases with a rise in the number of deaths.
- The governor of Ganaveh has stated that every road leading to Ganaveh beach will be closed and all recreational facilities are closed until July 5
Most of the key officials around the provinces are kicking themselves for not acting more proactively at the start of the outbreak.
53,600 in #Iran died from #COVID19 by the novel #COVIDIOTS according to a report released Friday by the #PMOI #MEK #Maryam_Rajavi #NCRI): Facing such major crises, Khamenei and Rouhani use the #coronavirus to overshadow the public’s outrage https://t.co/bYdSM6FMKK @USAdarFarsi pic.twitter.com/k4nGsKc4OL
— MEK Iran (Mujahedin-e Khalq) (@MEK_Iran) June 20, 2020
Doctors in Dezful said, “The number of patients is increasing every day, and the work pressure on Ganjavian Hospital is very high. Five physicians specializing in infectious diseases have been under severe pressure for the past four months.
In the city of Ahvaz, most hospitals are grappling with Coronavirus. From the beginning, Razi Hospital was dedicated to Coronavirus cases.
State-run TV in Khuzestan: A faculty member at Jundi Shahpour University of Medical Sciences said, “In April, the number of people with the disease was on average 30 a day for nearly a month, but, it is now over 600-700.
The deputy director of Health at Alborz University of Medical Sciences told the state-run website Tabnak, “We have entered the second peak of the Coronavirus outbreak.
The IRGC News Agency in Bushehr, Fars, reported, “Over the past week, an average of 227 people have contracted the virus in the Province every day, which means that Bushehr is going from red to a black state.”
The president of the University of Medical Sciences in Hormozgan told the official state agency, IRNA, “As a result of the increase in the number of patients, 200 beds have been added to the 500 beds for Coronavirus patients over the past week.
The deputy governor in West Azerbaijan, told Mehr official news agency, “The situation in West Azerbaijan is red, and the number of patients and the condition of those critically ill is deteriorating day after day.