April 2 – April 8, 2021:
On Thursday, April 8, Iran broke its official record for new coronavirus infections for the third day in a row, with 22,586 new cases confirmed in a 24-hour period.
April 9 – April 15:
On the last day of the week ending April 15, the officially-recorded death toll from Covid-19 in Iran stood at 321, a record-breaking figure for a single day. The health minister has warned that the situation will get worse in the coming week.
April 16 – April 22:
On Thursday, April 22, the official number of daily Covid-19 fatalities in Iran passed 450 for the first time in 2021.The jump in the number of new cases has not only coincided with a shortage of hospital beds in both common wards and ICUs, but a shortage of equipment and facilities.