COVID 19: The international situation

Japan has been without a death toll for over a year

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There were no deaths from COVID-19 for the first time in over a year in Japan. In contrast, more than a thousand patients succumbed to the disease in Russia on Sunday.

Following are the latest developments in the international pandemic.

  • At Japan no deaths were reported due to its complications COVID-19 yesterday Sunday, which happened for the first time in more than a year, according to the country's media. According to the database of the public television network NHK, the previous 24 hours without any death due to the disease caused by the new coronavirus was recorded on August 2, 2020. On Saturday, according to the data of the Ministry of Health, three deaths of patients with COVID-19. Cases and deaths dropped dramatically across the archipelago after vaccination coverage exceeded 70% of the population. Cases peaked in August, reaching 25.000 on a daily basis, mainly due to the more contagious Delta variant. Japan has recorded more than 18.300 deaths due to it COVID-19 out of a total of 1,72 million infections from SARS-CoV-2 to date. To prevent a resurgence of pandemics in the winter, the Japanese government plans to start booster vaccinations COVID-19 later in December, while trying to provide treatment in tablet form for the mildest cases, in order to reduce hospital admissions.
  • Her health principles Ρωσίας announced yesterday Sunday that in the past 24 hours 39.165 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed and 1.179 patients with COVID-19. According to official data, the pandemic of the new coronavirus in the territory of the Russian Federation has reached this stage the 246.814 deaths out of a total of 8.795.095 infections. Her mortality rate COVID-19 has reached 2,81%. Authorities in Moscow, the Russian capital, which has been hit hardest by the pandemic, have recorded 4.975 cases. On Saturday, Russian authorities announced a record 41.335 cases and 1.888 deaths. The official account is generally considered to be undervalued in relation to reality.
  • The confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 in Germany increased by 15.513 in the previous 24 hours, reaching 4.782.546, according to data released today Monday by the Robert Koch Institute, the country's epidemiological surveillance body. The deaths of 33 patients with COVID-19 have raised the death toll from a new coronavirus pandemic in the country to 96.558 to date, according to the same source.
  • Her Ministry of Health Italy announced yesterday Sunday that in the previous 24 hours 26 patients succumbed to COVID-19, compared to 31 the previous day, while the number of confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 decreased to 5.822, compared to 6.764 a day earlier, for a total of 434.771 tests. With 132.391 deaths due to the new coronavirus pandemic since it broke out in its territory in February 2020 until yesterday, Italy, with a population of 60 million, is currently the second heaviest official death toll in Europe, after Britain, and the ninth highest in the world. . 4,81 million infections have been diagnosed.
  • The Ministry of Health of Philippines announced yesterday Sunday that in the past 24 hours 2.605 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed and 191 patients with COVID-19. The death toll from the new coronavirus pandemic in the archipelago of 110 million people since January 2020, when it broke out in its territory, has now reached 44.430 dead out of a total of 2.803.213 infections, according to official data.
  • His Ministry of Health Mexico announced yesterday Sunday that in the previous 24 hours another 60 patients succumbed to COVID-19 and 1.382 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed. With 289.734 deaths since it hit the country, the country of 126 million has the fourth heaviest pandemic in the world in absolute terms. The recorded cases have reached 3.826.786, according to the figures of the Ministry, but its executives acknowledge that they are very underestimated in relation to reality.
  • Her Ministry of Health Turkey announced yesterday Sunday that in the previous 24 hours 25.304 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed after 347.783 tests, with the infections reaching a total of 8.231.679. The deaths of another 200 patients with COVID-19 increased the death toll to 72.127 dead until yesterday, March 11, 2020, when the new coronavirus pandemic broke out in Turkish territory. Since the start of the population immunization campaign in Turkey on 14 January, 55,62 million people - out of a total population of 84 million - have received the first dose of vaccine, followed by a second dose of 49,19 million, with a total dose of 117,37 million. including third parties, aids, according to the Ministry of Health.
  • Her Ministry of Health Malay announced today that in the 24 hours until midnight yesterday Sunday 35 patients succumbed to COVID-19 and 4.343 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed. The death toll from the pandemic of the new coronavirus in the Asian country of 33 million inhabitants has so far reached 29.291 deaths out of a total of 2.506.309 infections, according to official data. The so-called active cases decreased to 64.623. Intensive care units (ICUs) in Malaysian hospitals treat 554 patients with COVID-19, 272 intubated. Until yesterday he had been fully vaccinated against her COVID-19 75,2% of the citizens, while 78,2% have received at least the first installment, always according to the Ministry of Health.

(KYPE - ΑΠΕ - ΜΠΕ - Xinhua - Reuters / ΗΦ)