(Moscow) Russia on Monday announced new daily corona virus death records in Moscow and the host city of Euro football, which has been plagued by supporters, while the delta variation continues its global rise and further reduces the chance of a return to normal life.
According to official data, the Russian capital has reported 124 people in the last 24 hours and St. Petersburg 110 people, which surpasses the records that the two largest Russian cities have already broken down over the weekend.
This is despite the gradual introduction of health measures such as the return to compulsory telecommunications for some employees and compulsory vaccination of employees in the service sector.
According to Moscow Mayor Sergei Sofian, the city of more than 12 million people is hospitalized every day with COVID-19, and 75% of the beds are occupied.
General control, like the spring of 2020, is not currently expected to protect the economy.
Organizers told the AFP on Monday that the quarter-finals of Euro football, which will see Switzerland beat Spain against St. Petersburg, will take place on Friday despite an epidemic.
Nearly 300 supporters returning to Finland who attended the euro in the city have tested positive for COVID-19. They appeared on Monday for the match between their country and Belgium.
The Russian vaccination campaign has been lagging behind since December, despite widespread public distrust and repeated calls from President Vladimir Putin.
Russia, with 133,893 deaths recorded by the government, is one of the most devastating European countries and one of the worst in the world.
Rosstad, the broadest statistician for COVID-19-related deaths, recorded about 270,000 deaths at the end of April.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says the highly contagious delta variant, first identified in India, now exists in at least 85 countries, raising fears about new waves of the disease despite vaccine campaigns. Infectious.
This has forced some states to reconsider their strategies.
Bangladesh, which reported 119 deaths on Sunday, closed almost all public transport on Monday, forcing thousands of workers in the capital Dhaka (20 million people) to go to work before being jailed on Thursday.
In Australia, new cases of delta variation were reported in several cities on Monday, following deficiencies in segregation systems for overseas travelers.
Sydney is limited to two weeks, until Darwin Friday and distance rules have been tightened in other areas.
Indonesia, a neighboring country currently most affected by COVID-19 in Southeast Asia, set a new daily record for pollution (more than 21,000 new cases) on Sunday, when hospitals are overcrowded, raising fears of a general health failure.
South Africa, the most affected country on the African continent and experiencing the full impact of the third wave of epidemics due to delta variation, announced on Monday that it had crossed the threshold of 60,000 deaths. The new restrictions were announced Sunday.
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In contrast, Italy, one of the countries hardest hit by the epidemic, which has killed more than 127,472 people, continues its slowing pace.
Except in crowded places, masks are no longer mandatory outside – the most anticipated activity from the north to the south of the peninsula, which is currently being hit by heat waves that can reach temperatures as high as 40 ° Celsius internally.
The curfew order was lifted on Monday in the last Italian province of Valle de Asta (northwest) where it was still in force.
Meanwhile, the new British Health Minister Sajid Javed maintained the government’s objective of throwing out on July 19 the last restrictions still in place in the UK despite rising pollution.
However, Hong Kong will ban all flights from the UK from 1 p.m.There is July to control pollution, after discovering several instances of mutation associated with delta variability among travelers from this country.
In Pakistan, hundreds of people have invaded a vaccination center in Islamabad demanding vaccination. Most of them work abroad, allowing them to travel to Gulf countries, where they need the astrogenic vaccine, which is hard to find, he said.
A study released Monday on AstraZeneca shows that the interval of several months between the first and second doses improves protection against COVID-19. This study by the University of Oxford considers it a “reassuring element” for countries with distribution problems.
In Brazil, three senators have asked the Supreme Court to open a trial against President Jair Bolsanaro, who has been blindly accused of corruption in the purchase of anti-Covit-19 vaccines.
The epidemic has killed nearly four million people worldwide since the end of December 2019, according to a report released by the AFP on Monday.
The United States is the most affected country in both deaths (603,967) and cases (33,625,039). After a two-month hiatus, the number of contaminants stagnates from mid-June, reaching a plateau due to the peak of infections in low-vaccinated areas.