Based on the reports received by Avatoday from the city of Saqez, more than 125 people including medical staff who were diagnosed with the coronavirus died in Imam the cities’ two hospitals.
Mohammad Yar Ahmad, who was a medical staff at the Imam Khomeini hospital, has passed away on Monday due to the coronavirus. Mohammad worked as a secretary in the emergency section at the hospital.
Hospitals in Iran, especially in the Kurdish cities, are suffering from a shortage of protective products against the pandemic.
A source at Iranian Health Ministry told Avatoday that at least 16, 785 people died of coronavirus until March 30.
Iranian Government is highly criticized for hiding the virus’s outbreak at least for one month. It is also blamed for its weak respond to the outbreak.
In the absence of government’s help, people across Iran started sterilizing streets and public places, providing protective products and foods for people in need, and guarding their cities and villages by blocking the roads.