1,134 new cases and 76 deaths were announced by Jahanpur as today’s “official” numbers. The death rate is kept below 8% by falsifying numbers. Graphs and the death toll reported by Iran International depict a totally different picture. A jump of 1,141 deaths from April 22. East Azerbaijan, Gilan, Khorasan Razavi and Tehran have seen the most increase.
Reproduction Rate (R0): 1.21
Tests: 410,075 at 126 labs
Iran International Death Toll: 13,193 (+1,141)
Epidemiology Committee of the National Corona Task Force has announced an “ascending trend” in 11 provinces: Ardebil, Gilan, Qom, Kohgiloyeh-Boyer Ahmad, Hamedan, Markazi, Semnan, Khuzestan, Ilam, Golestan and North Khorasan. Some of these provinces, for example, Khuzestan have reversed their descending trend. In this report, 5 provinces: Mazandaran, Zanjan, Yazd, West Azerbaijan and Isfahan are reported to have contradictory data. On the other hand, an epidemiology professor in Health School of Tehran Medical University said the real numbers in Iran is more than 20 times of what is announced by the Ministry.
Deputy Minister Harirchi attended the video press conference today. While he continued the usual lie about how everything is under control, he also admitted, “There are about 300 COVID-19 patients admitted in Tehran every day. Tehran is the Achilles heel of the crisis and the situation is worrisome in Tehran.” Tehran is the capital and biggest city in the country and many people would be traveling to other cities. This is why relaxing restrictions has led to a worse situation across the country.
The government has introduced 2 stocks for Corona, called: Corona1 and Corona2! The dividends from Corona1 is used to combat the disease and Corona2 profit will help developing the healthcare infrastructure! Again, using people’s money instead of the money Khamenei and IRGC already have. According to Taghavinejad, a deputy health minister, more than $1.1million Corona1 and $3.5million Corona2 have been purchased.
While Islamic Republic regime continues hiding the truth and lying through their teeth, they are taking advantage of this opportunity to take money from people and use them for anything but the intended purpose.