A number of medical staff, including several nurses and female doctors, died of the coronavirus in Iran. There are also several female teachers among the victims of coronavirus.
Nahid Noushad, a retired nurse from Razi Medical Training Center who worked at Golsar Hospital in Rasht, died from coronavirus due to lack of protective equipment for medical staff. (The state-run Rokna news agency – March 14, 2020)
In another instance, Azemat Mousavi, a midwife at Sari Health Center, died of coronavirus.
In other news, two female teachers, Marzieh Taghvazadeh, a chemistry teacher in Qom, and Leila Mir-Issa Khani in Tehran, died of coronavirus.
According to Iranian Resistance statistics, as of Saturday, March 24, 2020, the number of Coronavirus victims in 175 cities across Iran is more than 4,500. The number of victims in Qom is at least 700 and in Tehran at least 650. In Gilan 577, in Mazandaran 350, in Isfahan 450, in Khorasan Razavi 427, in Khuzestan 144, in Kurdistan province 151, in Lorestan 138, in Qazvin 121, in Yazd 62, in Sistan and Baluchistan 48, and in Kerman 32 people have lost their lives for Coronavirus.
Ali Khamenei (Supreme Leader) appointed IRGC Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces, to form the “Health Command Center”.
On the other hand, a multitude of reports from MEK sources inside Iran indicate that the predicament of doctors, nurses and medical staff has become quite alarming. Most are deprived of clothing and basic protective equipment. The number of medical staff who have lost their lives to Coronavirus, especially in Gilan and Mazandaran is rising steadily. The aid provided by WHO and other countries has ended up in IRGC’s warehouses and allocated to special IRGC hospitals. Some of it is sold in the black market at exorbitant prices.
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) called on WHO to directly supervise Iran’s medical staff and report directly to the United Nations Secretary-General and the Security Council.