By Jubin Katiraie
The head of Iran’s Information Center of the Ministry of Health announced that with the death of 63 other people due to the Coronavirus virus in the last 24 hours, according to official government statistics (noting that these are not the real numbers), the number of coronavirus victims in Iran has reached 8134.
The latest death toll announced by the opposition Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) is 49500 victims.
On 5 June, Kianoosh Jahanpour, the government Spokesman for the Ministry of Health, expressed concern about the increase in the number of dead people in and said that he hoped that this increasing trend would be exceptional.
He also described the situation in Khuzestan province as red and said that the provinces of Hormozgan, Kurdistan, Kerman, Kermanshah, Bushehr, and East and West Azerbaijan were on alert.
Dr. Ehsanpour, the spokesman for Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences, said, according to the latest information received from Corona Diagnosis Laboratories in Khuzestan, 782 cases of coronavirus infection have been identified in Khuzestan so far.
In the past day in Khuzestan, 15 people died of this disease, of which five were in Dezful’s University zone, eight in Jundishapur’s University zone, and two in Abadan’s University zone, and the total number of deaths from the coronavirus is 645.
Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences’ Vice Chancellor for Health said that we call on the Corona National Headquarters to impose restrictions on the spread of the coronavirus in Hormozgan from next week, if possible.
In Hormozgan, Mohammad Tamadon Dar, head of the Prophet's Educational, Research and Medical Complex, said: “At present, due to the increasing trend of infection and hospitalization of a large number of patients, the increase in the number of sections of COVID-19, the possibility of shifts of physicians and nurses has decreased and their exposure to patients has naturally increased. With this increasing trend in addition to the double fatigue, it will be possible for any of them to get infected and will cause to the leave of the specialized forces from the treatment cycle, which will cause irreparable damage to the health of the province.
“At present, a number of employees in various fields, including doctors, nurses, workers, and even support and administrative forces, have been infected with this disease.”
The President of West Azerbaijan University of Medical Sciences also said: In the past month, the number of coronavirus patients in Mahabad has been rising at an alarming rate.
At the same time, the deputy director of treatment at Kashan University of Medical Sciences has announced that the second wave of the coronavirus is threatening Kashan city.
Red alert on coronavirus in the southern and western villages of Semnan
Regarding the fact that Iran was the first country to announce the second wave of the coronavirus outbreak, one of Semnan’s residents said on 5 June: “The prevalence of coronavirus in the southern and western villages of Semnan is very serious and the condition of these areas is red. The number of coronavirus infected in the two deprived and desert areas Khairabad and Roknabad, alone, has reached about 300. Meanwhile, the situation in the villages of Momenabad and Aftar has been reported to be dire.”
The president of Gilan University of Medical Sciences announced the start of the Coronavirus' second peak in the province and said: "The rate of coronavirus infection in Gilan has increased in recent days for various reasons and this has led to an increase in the number of hospitalizations."
According to reports received from Javanrood, there has been a sharp increase in coronavirus infected in this city. In recent days, the daily visits of between 70 and 100 patients a day to the Prophet's Hospital have been unprecedented. Instead of ambulances, buses are now used to transport a large number of patients. So far, five people have died.
The spokesman for Kerman University of Medical Sciences said: “The highest number of positive cases in the last 24 hours is related to the cities covered by Jiroft University of Medical Sciences with 70 cases, Kerman University of Medical Sciences with 24 cases and Sirjan University of Medical Sciences with 12 cases. Unfortunately, in the last 24 hours, three people have died from the virus.”
That is why they kept the medical staff in the hospital so that they could be on constant alert. There is no place for isolation of medical staff and their establishment, medical staff is forced to go home to rest, which further spreads the disease.
Abdul Rasool Hemmati, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Vice Chancellor for Health, said: “The virus is active and spreads in the society with power and any negligence in this regard is harmful to the society and returns the situation of the province to the first days of the outbreak of coronavirus.”