Medical staff left unprotected against Corona virus

Medical staff left unprotected against Corona virus

Published by on March 18, 2020

International Liberty Association: 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. According to the state-run Rokna news agency – March 14, 2020; Nahid Noushad, a retired nurse from Razi Medical Training Centre who worked at Golsar Hospital in Rasht, died from coronavirus due to lack of protective equipment for medical staff.

It is also reported that Azemat Mousavi, a midwife at Sari Health Center, died of coronavirus.

It should be mentioned that in another case, two female teachers, Marzieh Taghvazadeh, a chemistry teacher in Qom, and Leila Mir-Issa Khani in Tehran, died of coronavirus.

ILA: According to human rights organisations, 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.

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