The coronavirus continues to spread throughout the world
What is happening in the world
The coronavirus continues to spread around the world with an impact on human lives. The United States has announced an increase in spending on drugs.
In the USA Nearly 1 million cases of the new coronavirus were confirmed on Monday, the highest number reported from any country in the world since the pandemic broke out, almost double the number last week, as the spread of the highly infectious SARS-CoMV Omicron mutation spread -2 anything but seems to be slowing down - on the contrary, it is now dominant. The number of patients with COVID-19 The number of hospital admissions has risen by almost 50% in the past week: now more than 100.000, according to data compiled by the Reuters news agency. This is the first time this has happened in the last year.
The Biden government will double its order for Pfizer's anti-Covid drug to $ 20 million from $ 10 million previously, a White House spokesman said. The US government is also in the process of finalizing contracts to purchase 500 million rapid tests that will be distributed free of charge to Americans wishing to be tested. The vaccination for Covid-19 during pregnancy is not associated with premature birth and low birth weight babies, according to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
For the first time, the United Kingdom recorded more than 200.000 new cases on Tuesday Covid-19, a negative record at a time when pressure is mounting in hospitals. According to government figures, 218.724 positive tests were recorded in a 48-hour period, while 148.941 people died. In total, since the beginning of the pandemic, the death toll has risen to XNUMX.
In confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 in Germany 58.012 were added in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 7.297.320, the Robert Koch Institute, the country's epidemiological watchdog, said Wednesday. The deaths of 346 patients due to its complications COVID-19 increased the death toll from the new coronavirus pandemic in the country to 112.925 dead to date.
More than 270.000 cases Covid-19 were recorded in France in the last 24 hours, a new record in the midst of the full outbreak of the Omicron mutation, the country's health authorities announced on Tuesday. Specifically, 271.686 cases were counted in 24 hours, according to data released today by the French National Health Authority. Earlier in the day, Health Minister Olivier Verano spoke of a number not far from the 300.000 infections.
Its principles Denmark announced yesterday Tuesday that from November 21st to December 28th, 2021, 18 deaths of patients due to complications of COVID-19 after infection by the micron variant. During the same period, 127.146 cases of the new coronavirus were confirmed in Denmark, of which 55.691 were confirmed to be cases of omicron infection.
Its federal Ministry of Health India announced Wednesday that 24 cases of SARS-CoV-58.097 had been confirmed in the past 2 hours, twice as many as four days earlier, and that 534 patients had succumbed to complications COVID-19. With 482.551 deaths out of a total of 35 million reported infections since the outbreak of the new coronavirus in its territory, the country of 1,3 billion people has the fourth heaviest death toll in the world in absolute terms, behind the United States and Russia. Brazil, and the second highest number of cases in the world, after the US, according to official data.
Her Ministry of Health Malay announced today that in the 24 hours until midnight yesterday Tuesday 31 patients succumbed to complications COVID-19 and 2.842 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed. The death toll from the pandemic of the new coronavirus in the Asian country of 33 million people reached 31.591 dead out of a total of 2.768.886 infections, according to official data.
His Ministry of Health Vietnam announced yesterday Tuesday that 24 SARS-CoV-14.861 infections have been confirmed in the past 2 hours, bringing the total to 1.800.704. The deaths of 224 patients due to its complications COVID-19 increased the death toll from the pandemic of the new coronavirus in the Asian state to 33.245 dead, according to official data.
Her Ministry of Health Brazil announced yesterday Tuesday that 24 patients had succumbed to complications in the past 175 hours COVID-19 and 18.759 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed. The data on the epidemiological situation is not complete lately, due to the hacker attack on December 10th, which disabled the ministry's systems and databases. Officially, the death toll from the new coronavirus pandemic in Latin America's largest country of 212 million stands at 619.384 dead out of a total of 22.323.837 reported infections.
Η Argentina recorded a dramatic increase in cases of the new coronavirus, with 81.000 being announced yesterday, twice as much as the previous one, a confirmation that the Latin American country is facing a flood of SARS-CoV-2 infections. The Ministry of Health announced yesterday 81.210 cases, ie 30.000+ more than the previous record set by the pandemic event, which was 50.506 and was recorded last Thursday.
His Ministry of Health Mexico announced yesterday Tuesday that 24 patients had succumbed to complications in the past 130 hours COVID-19 and 15.184 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed. Officially, Mexico counts 299.711 deaths out of a total of 4.008.648 infections since the outbreak of the new coronavirus in its territory.
His Ministry of Health Iran announced yesterday Tuesday that 24 patients had succumbed to complications in the past 34 hours COVID-19 and 1.706 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed. The pandemic of the new coronavirus in the Islamic Republic reached 2020 dead from its outbreak in Iran in February 131.736 out of a total of 6.200.296 infections.