“Khuzestan’s coronavirus situation is worsening by the day,” said Spokesman for Khuzestan Corona Combating Committee! He added, more restrictions will be implemented from Saturday. Dezful Medical University official announced soaring number of cases, saying, “We’re anticipating a terrifying fourth peak soon.” Qomeyshi added, graphs show Dezful is in the beginning of a wave, “two weeks after increased cases, hospitalizations will soar and 2 weeks later, deaths will rise.” Abadan Medical University reiterated the same notion, criticizing abrupt reopenings as the leading cause for people to assume everything is normal! He continued, “many businesses must be closed again.” Ahvaz Medical University reports the city is “very close to become red.” Dr. Alavi said cases in Khuzestan have been multiplied 2-3 times compared to 2 weeks ago. Ministry of Health “Rapid Response Team” is analyzing the situation in Khuzestan.
Fars reports spike in COVID-19 cases, to the point that 24 counties have been upgraded from “blue” to “yellow.” Hosseini said the current situation is “very dangerous” and people should abide by health protocols as much as possible. Mask App, one day after the Islamic Republic anniversary reverts Mashhad’s “color” to yellow after a momentary lapse due to “special consideration.” Kohgiloyeh-Boyerahmad continues to report increasing cases. Gilan bans Friday Prayers in 14 counties due to out-of-control rise in infections.
In the meantime, Qazvin Medical University announced the first death due to COVID-19 of UK fast-spreading variant! The 48-year-old male was from Abyek. His test came back as coronavirus UK variant after his death. His entire family tested positive as well but none have reported any symptom and are quarantined, according to ISNA, state-controlled news agency. Karami added, the cases in Qazvin are on the rise and “the possibility of the fast-spreading coronavirus being spread through the province is quite high.” That’s why, wedding venues, funerals, cemetery and Friday Prayers are banned throughout the province.
While FDA had said today the second batch of Russian coronavirus vaccine will arrive, Islamic Republic Ambassador to Russia said, the 100,000 doses will be sent to Iran tomorrow, February 12. Mazandaran Medical University denied any Sputnik V complications causing a few nurses to be admitted. There were reports, 3 nurses in Imam Hospital of Sari have been admitted. History indicates, most denials by Islamic regime officials are confirmation of the news. They denied arrival of coronavirus until 2 people died and news spread on social media, they denied Qom was the epicenter of the virus in Iran, and the list goes on.
Ministry of Health Spokesperson announced her daily undercounted and manipulated data. Sima Sadat Lari reported 65 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours in Iran while 7,474 tested positive for coronavirus. Testing remains in the same range while active cases continue to rise, as shown on graphs.
Total: 1,496,455 (+7,474)
Dead: 58,751 (+65)
Critical: 3,735 (-8)
Admitted: 158,847 (+839)
Tests: 9,885,913 (11.9% of the population, assuming each test was performed on 1 person)
Cover: Seyed Khalil Mousavi – Ahvaz