Coronavirus: update on the epidemic in the world

New measures, new reports and highlights: an update on the latest development of the Kovid-19 epidemic worldwide.

– No spectators from abroad at the Olympics –

Olympic officials and Japanese officials said after an online meeting on Saturday that there would be no foreign spectators at the Tokyo Olympics this summer due to significant health risks.

“To clarify the situation for ticket holders living abroad and to allow them to adjust their travel plans at this point, the Japanese side has come to the conclusion that they (spectators) have not entered Japan’s time. Sports “, according to a statement by which international Olympic bodies accepted the decision.

– French limited –

A third of the French, including 12 million in the Paris area, re-awakened on Saturday, a measure planned for a four-week period that seeks to be more flexible and less restrictive than in March 2020.

Unlike the first two imprisons, this time they will be able to go out “without any time limit”, but “within a radius of up to 10 kilometers”. A large proportion of businesses will also close.

Poland entered Saturday partially for a period of three weeks.

– AstraZeneca: European Union threatened –

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyne on Saturday threatened to stop the export of the AstraZeneca vaccine if the EU did not deliver its first delivery.

In an interview with the German media group Funke, he said, “We have the option to ban any planned exports (…) honor your contract with Europe before it is delivered to other countries.”

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World facing coronovirus (AFP – Simon Malphoto)

The EU’s contract with AstraZeneca provides for the delivery of supplements produced within the European Union and the UK. Ursula von der Leyen argued, “However, we have not received anything from the British.”

– Pakistan: Imran Khan positive –

68-year-old Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has tested positive for Kovid-19, two days after receiving an injection of the Chinese Sinpharma vaccine, as Pakistan is facing a third pandemic wave.

The virus has infected more than 620,000 people in Pakistan, of which at least 13,800 people have died. A limited number of tests have shown that these figures are indeed very high.

– More than 2.7 million deaths

According to a report set up by the news agency AFP on Saturday at 11:00 GMT, AFP, at least 2,702,004 people have died worldwide since the onset of the epidemic.

The United States is the country with the most deaths (541,143), followed by Brazil (290,314), Mexico (197,219), India (159,558) and the United Kingdom (126,026).

These figures, which are based on daily reports of health officials without incorporating revaluation based on statistical grounds, are generally underestimated.

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