COVID-19 development was worrying, adding another variant British and South African

COVID-19 development was worrying, adding another variant British and South African


(News 24h) – The number of Covid-19 cases in the world has exceeded 90 million, of which Southeast Asian countries recorded thousands of new cases …

According to website worldometer.info, in the past 24 hours, the world has recorded over 570,000 cases of COVID-19 and over 8,300 deaths. The total number of cases from the beginning of the epidemic to 6am on January 11 has exceeded 90 million, of which over 1.94 million died.

The three countries with the highest number of cases in the past 24 hours in the world are the US (over 182,000 cases), the UK (54,940 cases) and Brazil (29,792 cases).

The three countries with the highest number of deaths in the past 24 hours in the world are the US (1,533 cases), Mexico (1,135 cases) and the UK (563 cases).

In Europe, by 6am to 11/1 (Vietnam time), Germany recorded more than 14,000 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to nearly 2 million, of which 41,433 were fatal.

Germany was considered one of the few European countries to be effective against the epidemic during the first wave of COVID-19 outbreaks last spring, but was “short of breath” in response to the second wave of epidemics. This nation of about 83 million people has imposed additional anti-epidemic measures, thereby limiting social contacts and helping hospitals cope with the rise in hospital admissions.

The Belgian National Institutes of Health (Sciensano) reported that COVID-19 deaths in the country also exceeded 20,000 on January 10, with more than half of the cases concentrated in nursing facilities. To date, this country with 11.5 million people has recorded a total of 662,694 cases and 20,038 deaths.

The number of deaths caused by COVID-19 in nursing facilities in Belgium reached 10,270 on December 18, 2020. During the first wave of outbreaks, Sciensano reported more than 250 deaths a day with a peak of 322 on April 8, 2020. The number of deaths tended to decrease in the summer but then started to increase again in October 2020 with 218 deaths recorded on 11/10/2020. Last week, the average number of deaths was recorded at 58 cases / day with about 1,780 cases.

COVID-19 is very busy, adding more parts in the UK and South Africa
The Covid-19 vaccine from the pharmaceutical company Moderna has just been approved by the European Union (EU). Photo: CNN

Russia announced on January 10 that there were 22,851 new cases of COVID-19, including 4,216 cases in the capital of Moscow, bringing the total number of cases in this country to 3,401,954, the fourth highest in the world.

In addition, the country also recorded 456 more COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the number of cases that did not survive to 61,837.

In Sweden, nOn January 10, the COVID-19 Anti-Epidemic Law passed by the National Assembly officially came into effect, giving the government new powers to prevent the spread of disease in the country.

The above law allows the Swedish Government to close businesses, shopping centers or public transport during quarantine. According to Swedish officials, the government has not made a decision yet on shutting down businesses, but has the right to do so at any time of need. Along with that, the government can also set a limit on the number of people allowed to gather in certain public places. The law also allows for penalties for those who do not comply with the social exclusion regulations. However, under the new law, the government will not be able to impose a curfew or ban domestic travel.

The number of cases and deaths in the US and Canada increased worryingly

As of 6am, 11/1 (Vietnam time), the US recorded more than 182,000 new cases and 1,533 new deaths.

Before that, on the morning of January 10 (Vietnam time), the total number of COVID-19 cases in the US exceeded 22 million while the total number of deaths due to the disease was also more than 370,000 people.

The three states that recorded the most cases in the country were California (2,649,119 cases), followed by Texas (1,943,625 cases) and Florida (1,464,697 cases). The group recorded more than 1 million cases including the states of New York and Illinois.

To date, the US is still the country most affected by both the number of illnesses and deaths, accounting for more than 24% and more than 19% of the total worldwide, respectively. The total number of cases in the US increased to 20 million cases on January 1 and since then every 4 days has increased by 1 million cases.

On January 7, the US experienced the highest number of deaths from COVID-19 with 4,194 cases in 24 hours. According to the American Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates, by January 30, 2021, the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country could range from 405,000 to 438,000. shift.

The total number of cases in Canada has reached over 659,000 cases, of which nearly 17,000 died.

National statistics show that, between January 1 and 7, Canada recorded 7,672 new cases a day on average, while many regions continued to see high rates of infection. Hospitalizations and deaths from disease in Canada have also increased. Regional and local statistical data indicate that an average of 4,336 COVID-19 patients are being treated in hospitals in the country every day, for the same 1-7 / 1 period.

Another new variant found in UK, South Africa

In Asia, while the number of new cases per day in China more than doubled, in Japan, on January 10, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced that the country had just discovered a new variant of SARS-CoV-2 virus is structurally different from strains detected in the UK and South Africa.

This variant was found in four people who came to Japan from Brazil and tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus at the airport. Although structurally similar to the variant discovered in the UK and South Africa, several other points have been discovered in this variant. During the day, the National Infectious Diseases Research Institute of Japan reported these cases to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Currently the Japanese health authority has not determined the possibility of infection and severity of this variant.

Southeast Asian countries continue to record thousands of new cases

COVID-19 is still complicated in Southeast Asia as several countries in the region have reported new infections and deaths over the past 24 hours.

On January 10, Indonesia announced that the country had an additional 9,640 new cases, bringing the total number of cases across the country to 828,026 cases. In the past 24 hours, Indonesia had 182 more deaths from COVID-19, bringing the total number of people who did not survive to 24,129.

The COVID-19 epidemic has spread across all 34 provinces of Indonesia. In particular, in the past 24 hours, the capital Jakarta recorded 2,711 new cases, West Java had an additional 1,468 cases, followed by Central Java (1,045 cases), East Java (1,004 cases) and South Sulawesi (585 cases).

On the same day, the Ministry of Health of the Philippines (DOH) announced that there were 1,906 new cases, bringing the total number of cases across the country to 487,690 cases. COVID-19 deaths also increased by eight to 9,405. The number of recovered patients is currently 458,198, an increase of 8,592 people.

With a population of around 100 million, the Philippines has tested the SARS-CoV-2 virus on 6.59 million people since the epidemic appeared in January last year.

Meanwhile, Thailand is facing the worst wave of COVID-19 outbreaks with more than 200 new cases reported every day, mainly infecting the community. Of the 245 new cases recorded on January 10, there were 224 infections in the community, while another 21 involved people returning from abroad.

To date, Thailand has recorded 10,298 cases, with 8,157 cases of infection in the community and 2,141 cases of entry; the number of deaths is still 67 cases.

Currently, 57 provinces in Thailand have reported cases of COVD-19. The Thai government has announced that Bangkok and 28 other provinces are classified as a “red zone”, which is the region where the maximum level of epidemic control is applied. In these areas, travel and business are tightened, office workers are required to work from home, work hours must be adjusted, mass gatherings are prohibited, and commuting. Between provinces is also discouraged.

South Korea will vaccinate the entire population free of charge, Israel plans to vaccinate day and night

On January 11, in his speech to celebrate the new year, South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced a plan to provide COVID-19 vaccine for free to all people in the country.

Accordingly, the Government will ensure that all citizens receive free vaccinations according to priorities, while also ensuring that immunization will begin next February.

In Israel, on January 10, the Ministry of Health of Israel announced that up to now, 72% of people over 60 years old in the country have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Health Minister Edelstein met with staff in the industry and requested a plan to vaccinate the people day and night.

Prime Minister Netanyahu said he would increase the number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 to 170,000 a day. COVID-19 Anti-Epidemic Council Chairman Nachman Ash said that Israel could strive to increase the number of people injected to 200,000 people / day, including the first and second injections.

Currently the Ministry of Health has begun planning for the injection of staff in the education sector, in which teachers who have to teach during the national blockade will be given first priority. The next target group will be people aged 55-60, followed by over 50 years old. Each week a group of injections will be completed.

According to the agreement between Israel and Pfizer, a weekly shipment of vaccines with several tens of thousands of doses will be shipped to Israel, until everyone in the country has been vaccinated.

Meanwhile, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said that so far more than 1.5 million people worldwide have been vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Sputnik V vaccine. Russia is the first country in the world to date. registration of vaccine COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccine Sputnik V developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute in cooperation with the Russian Direct Investment Fund.

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