The spokeswoman for the University of Medical Sciences in Geron, Fatima Norouzian, acknowledged that the number of deaths and infections with the Covid-19 virus in the city has doubled within a week.
She added that 22 cases of mutated Coronavirus have been recorded in the city.
The administration of the Amir Al-Moeamenin hospital announced that all the beds designated for Coronavirus patients are full, and that the hospital is no longer able to absorb new patients.
The administration added that the hospital suffers from an acute shortage of medical teams due to the infection of some doctors and nurses, as they need to spend two weeks in quarantine.
Meanwhile, reports issued by the University of Medical Sciences in the city of Elam revealed that the number of new cases infected with the mutated Coronavirus in the city has risen to 14.
Additionally, the reports indicated that 42 cases of Coronavirus were recorded during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections in the city to 26,431 cases since the beginning of the pandemic so far, pointing to the death of 666 cases.
Furthermore, the report highlighted that the continued increase in new cases among citizens is due to the inadequate implementation of precautionary measures, and the crossings in the city which have been continuously opened.
The President of the University of Medical Sciences in Abadan, Shokrollah Salman Zadeh, announced that during the last twenty-four hours 3 deaths as well as 221 new cases have been recorded.
Zadeh explained that 1 death and 75 new cases were recorded in Abadan, and 2 deaths and 89 new cases were recorded in Muhammarah, in addition to 57 new cases in Fallahiyah.
Also, he explained that the officials’ negligence in applying the precautionary measures has contributed to such rapid escalation, especially in light of the hospitals’ inability to absorb new Covid-19 patients.
The President of the University of Medical Sciences in the city of Abu Shahr, Saeed Kashmiri, has also declared that 897 deaths and 20960 new cases have been recorded since the outbreak of the pandemic.
Kashmiri acknowledged that these numbers have been recorded since the spread of Covid-19 in March of the year 2020, stressing that the number of new cases will continue rising in the city.