The epidemic has killed more than 4 million people worldwide since December 2019, according to a report set up by Agency France-Press at noon on Friday, July 16 from official sources.
The United States has the highest death toll at 608,400, followed by Brazil (538,900), India (412,500), Mexico (235,700) and Peru (194,800). These figures are generally underestimated based on the daily reports of national health officials. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the actual death toll could be two to three times higher.
The end of the crisis is not over yet. The number of new infections from the corona virus continues to rise this week in all parts of the world except Latin America.
As the case re-emerges in Europe, scientists are calling on the UK to change lifting restrictions
The European Center for Disease Control and Prevention released its latest forecast on Friday, warning that there could be a strong rebound in the number of pollution cases in the coming weeks. Nearly five times as many new cases are expected in mid-summer due to delta variability and relaxation of operations, with more than 420 new cases per 100,000 population this week.There is August, last week was less than 90.
In this context, a panel of international scientists on Friday called on the British government to reverse its decision to lift the last restrictions on the corona virus in the UK.
“Ministers have been told that the scheme is likely to cause 1 to 2 million cases in the next few weeks and 7 to 10 million by the end of the year, with an increase of more than 100,000 cases a day in the next few weeks.”, Describe these scientists, and public health experts Walter Ricciardi and Michael Baker advise the Italian and New Zealand Ministries of Health, respectively. They pose risks வி Govt Long In victims and developing new vaccine resistance variation.
“Current strategy of mass epidemic undermines efforts to control the epidemic not only in the UK but in other countries as well.”, Warn these scientists, they are urging the government “Urgently reconsider” His plan.
The curfew order is back in Catalonia
The progress of the epidemic can no longer be controlled and Catalonia has again imposed a curfew order from 1am to 6am. The incidence rate in municipalities as of July 23 is more than 400 cases per 100 000 people. In total, 161 municipalities have been affected by the move, viz. “Practically all municipalities” According to the court this action of Catalonia has been verified and considered “About 8 million” The number of people affected, i.e. almost the entire Catalan population.
Many regions plan to use similar measures or already have them. In the neighboring region of Valencia in the south, justice on Monday authorized the imposition of curfew orders in 32 cities, including Valencia, from 1 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cantabria (North) on Friday allowed simultaneous curfew enforcement in 53 municipalities. Navarre plans to file a similar petition in the High Court in the northern region of the country on Monday.
Vaccination of caregivers was made compulsory in Hungary
Prime Minister Victor Orban has announced that the Hungarian anti-Govt vaccine will be mandatory for caregivers and all staff who interact with vulnerable people.
Before her, Greece, Italy, the United Kingdom and France Announced such action. All three countries have made the vaccine mandatory for all adults: this is it Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Vatican.
Fifth prison in Melbourne
Hours after the start of the fifth lockdown in Australia’s second largest city, the streets of Melbourne were deserted on Friday morning as the country struggled to contain a new eruption.
Being in Sydney From the end of June Under a similar measure, a total of more than 12 million Australians are now being asked to stay at home.
The United States and China send aid to developing countries
The United States will send 25 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Africa, which is experiencing a new outbreak of the disease. Exports should start in the coming days. Johnson & Johnson, Moderna or Pfizer are available in a total of 49 African countries. Djibouti and Burkina Faso, who worked first, will receive 151,200 doses of Johnson & Johnson, while Ethiopia will receive 453,600 doses, a senior Biden administration official said. The operation is being carried out in collaboration with the African Union (AU) and multilateral organizations Kovacs, WHO distribution algorithm And the International Saffron Vaccine Alliance.
The rapid spread of the delta variation is raising fears of a new eruption of cases around the world, with Washington’s announcement coming with a particularly pronounced impact on Africa. The number of deaths associated with Covit-19 on the continent has risen by 43% in a week, the WHO warned on Thursday, which underscores the lack of resuscitation sites and the lack of medical oxygen.
AU Special Envoy Strive Maseva said the vaccines sent by the United States were a step towards the union’s goal of vaccinating 60% of the continent’s population. “We are seeing a third wave, especially in many African countries.”.
For its part, China Promise Friday At an unprecedented virtual meeting of the leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, $ 3 billion in aid to developing countries to fight Covid-19. In a video intervention, Chinese President Xi Jinping added that China has already provided more than 500 million Govt-19 vaccines to developing countries.
Faced with criticism of how it handled the outbreak in Wuhan and called for an international inquiry into the causes of the outbreak, Beijing was keen to establish itself as a savior to other countries struggling. Control.
WHO calls for laboratory monitoring in China
The World Health Organization asked Friday by its Director-General Tetros Adanom Capraius “Regulation of active laboratories and research institutes in the region where the first human cases were identified in December 2019”. The day before, Mr. Tetros noted Beijing’s lack of cooperation. He particularly regretted Beijing’s lack of sharing “Source Data” In the virus, a “Problem” According to him.
When asked to respond, Chinese diplomatic spokesman Zhao Lijian responded on Friday “Some information about personal life cannot be copied and taken out of the country”. However, it was completed by WHO experts “Get a lot of data” And China their “Shown line by line” Required “Special focus”, Mr. Zhao insisted. In January, the WHO sent an expert mission to China to shed light on the origin of the corona virus.