Moharram (Muharram) is here and mourning gatherings have already started! The Ministry of Health continues its fulfillment of Khamenei orders to encourage people to participate in the ever crowded rituals. Sima Sadat Lari announced 2,206 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 112 deaths in the past 24 hours. That’s the lowest number of deaths and a sudden decrease since June 18! Today’s stats also included the lowest number of daily tests since June 11! Although this is all based on their highly scrutinized and widely undercounted stats, but still applying statistical analysis methods prove their manipulations.
Despite increasing number of active cases in the past few weeks, the number of cases and deaths have been decreasing in pattern visible in graphs and is highlighted here:
In the meantime, the “health protocols” were implemented and followed very well here, as an example! Tehran, Aug 20.
The same 26 provinces remain in critical conditions, more than 92% of Iran’s population are struggling with the crisis and Islamic Republic is watching it happen! Saeed Namaki, the highest health professional in the country, has apparently changed career and has become an author! He’s on the news, not regarding COVID-19 containment plans or such, but for writing letters to different celebrities thanking them for their “congratulation message” on Physician Day in Persian calendar!
Total: 354,764 (+2,206)
Dead: 20,376 (+112)
Critical: 3,794 (-75)
Admitted: 28,522 (+464)