The Iranian Ministry of Health has confirmed more than 2,600 new cases of coronavirus and more than 200 deaths in the past few hours across the country, which has been hovering between these numbers for weeks and has had more than 300,000 pandemic infections since the federal declaration.
Iran’s Ministry of Health spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari has confirmed a total of 208 deaths, up to 17,190 deaths and a further 2,685 new cases of infection, of which 1,423 have been hospitalized, of which a total of 309,437 have been affected. Of these, 4,089 are in critical condition.
On a positive note, according to the spokeswoman, 268,102 have already been released across the country.
Lari took the opportunity to accuse “some foreign media” that Iran is making fewer victims than the real one. “If we wanted to hide the problem in as many countries as Europe, we would have delayed reporting and manipulated this second wave of coronavirus that we face for political reasons,” he said in statements from the official Iranian news agency. IRNA.
Lari refers to some information that has appeared in the North American media and in the mouth of those responsible for the North American army, such as General Kenneth McKenzie, Chief of the Central Command, in March last year.
The spokesman finally reported that the provinces of Tehran, Mazandarán, Golestán, Fars, East Azerbaijan, Ardabil, Isfahan, Alborz, Ilam, Jorasan Razavi, Kerman, Jorasán del Norte, Semnan, Lorestán and Hormozgán are on alert.