New measures, new reports and highlights: an update on the latest development of the Kovid-19 epidemic worldwide.
– Europe: “Unacceptable” lethargy of vaccination –
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday criticized the “unacceptable” lethargy of vaccination against Kovid-19 in Europe, facing the “most worrisome” epidemic situation for “months”.
European Union member states were split on Thursday on a solution to split ten million doses of the Pfizer-BioNotech vaccine among twenty-seven to help the worst countries.
– “Emergency break” in Canada –
Faced with a third wave of coronaviruses, Canada’s two most populous provinces, Ontario and Quebec, have tightened restrictions to slow the spread of the virus as hundreds of millions of doses pre-order during vaccination conflicts was given.
Ontario will activate an “emergency break” starting at least Saturday for four weeks. The schools will remain open and 14 million residents have not been ordered to stay at home, but only businesses deemed non-essential will be able to accommodate 25% of their regular customers.
– Chile is closing its borders, Peru is feathering again –
Chile will close its borders in the month of April, with Bolivia reconfigured for at least a week with its Brazilian neighbor and Peru for a long Easter weekend: a sudden outbreak of South America’s country of coronovirus pollution Trying to increase.
The number of Kovid-19 contamination in the last 24 hours has reached a new record of 7,830 cases in the country.
– Record Cases in Turkey –
According to data officially released on Thursday evening, Turkey has recorded more than 40,000 cases of Kovid-19 in 24 hours, its highest daily toll since the onset of the epidemic.
According to Health Minister Fahrtin Koka, 40,806 new cases of coronovirus have been diagnosed in 24 hours and Kovid-19 has resulted in 176 deaths.
– South African Version: Effective Pfizer –
Pfizer / BioNotech said on Thursday that its vaccine retained much greater efficacy against the South African version, citing findings from clinical trials conducted in South Africa.
– Madagascar joins Kovacs –
The Malagasy Health Minister announced on Thursday that the country has joined the Kovacs apparatus to help underprivileged countries, after months of presidential resistance, to take a recent pledge to deploy vaccines against Kovid-19 went.
– Events in Brussels –
Police used water cannons on Thursday afternoon in Brussels to disperse between 1,500 and 2,000 people gathered in a park for a party despite a ban by authorities due to a coronovirus epidemic.
– Return to the stadium for the Yankees –
Striped jerseys on the back, gloves in hand and face mask, New York Yankees fans returned to their stadium on Thursday for the first time since October 2019, when the baseball season began in the United States.
Left vacant for the entire 2020 season, Yankee Stadium, a 54,000-seater enclosure that still serves as a vaccination site, is now allowed to operate in New York at between 20% of its maximum capacity.
– Bonucci is positive –
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci tested positive for the coronovirus, barely returning from the Italian selection gathering, whose many employees tested positive on Wednesday, the Turin club announced on Thursday.
– More than 2.8 million dead –
According to AFP report at 10:00 GMT on Thursday, official sources said at least 2,816,908 people have died worldwide since the end of December 2019.
The United States is the country with the most deaths, with 553,084 dead, ahead of Brazil (325,284), Mexico (203,210), India (162,927) and the United Kingdom (126,713).
These figures are underestimated globally. They are based on daily reports of national health officials, without including reassessments based on statistical bases.
burs-mlb / roc